Firefighters rescue woman from river in Leeds

A WOMAN has been rescued from the River Aire in Leeds this morning.

A woman has been rescued from the River Aire at Crown Point Bridge, Leeds. Photo: Google

Firefighters were called at 6.50am to Crown Point Bridge, Crown Point Road.

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Specialist water rescue crews used a water rescue sled to rescue the woman and she was left in the care of paramedics.

Crews from Leeds, Hunslet and Rothwell all took part in the rescue, with a technical rescue officer also at the scene.