Firefighters called to Eastbourne park

Princes Park, Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)
Princes Park, Eastbourne (Photo by Jon Rigby)

Emergency services were sent to an incident in Princes Park this afternoon.

The fire service’s water rescue team were called to the scene at about 2.20pm.

Crews pulled a woman from the water and handed her into the care of the ambulance service, said East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

A spokesperson for SECAmb (South East Coast Ambulance Service) said teams were called following concerns raised for the safety of a woman in the water.

They said the woman was helped to safety and was assessed and treated before being taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital.