FIVE fire crews, including three from the Warrington area, helped rescue a mother and child trapped in a swampy area of Tatton Park, yesterday afternoon.
At 2.53pm firefighters from Lymm, Warrington and Penketh, joined crews from Widnes and Wilmslow, following reports of a mother and child trapped somewhere in Tatton Park.
Firefighters attended the scene to and communicated with the mother who had been walking in the park with her young son, when they got stuck in a swampy area.
By using the app ‘What 3 Words’ the crews were quickly able identify their exactly location and they were subsequently rescued by firefighters.
The pair were both passed to the care of paramedics to be checked over as a precautionary measure.
The crews were detained at the incident for around an hour.
Green watch at @LymmFS and @WilmslowFS responded to a female stuck in mud on @tatton_park in close proximity to Tatton Mere today. We were able to get there swiftly thanks to the @what3words app. The female and her son were recovered back to dry land safely by firefighters. 🆘 🚒 pic.twitter.com/QSvOlzfHKs
— Lymm Fire Station (@LymmFS) May 2, 2021