Fire crews pull man from the river in Leeds tonight

A man has been saved from the River Aire by fire-fighters tonight (Thursday).

A man was rescued from the River Aire near Leeds Dock tonight.

Specialist water rescue crews from Leeds and Rothwell were called to Dock Street at around 7.20pm along with fire engines from Hunslet.

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that one male casualty was rescued from the River Aire.