A man was taken to hospital with alleged hypothermia yesterday following a rescue attempt from the River Liffey.
The heroic rescue occurred yesterday evening by the swiftwater rescue technicians from Dublin Fire Brigade Head Quarters on Townsend Street.
The life threatening incident happened at the Custom House/North Wall Quay area and saw the river rescue boat launched. The rescue swimmers swam out and then kept the man afloat until the boat arrived.
The man was then rushed to hospital for suspected hypothermia.
Firefighter/SRTs (Swiftwater Rescue Technicians) from HQ have rescued a male from the #Liffey at Customs House/North Wall Quay. Rescue swimmers swam to the male and kept him afloat until our river rescue boat arrived. Taken to hospital for observation and hypothermia. pic.twitter.com/kJdAHlLtv3
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) February 7, 2019
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