Man rescued after falling into Royal Victoria Dock

PUBLISHED: 12:34 11 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:34 11 January 2018

The man fell into the Royal Victoria Dock

The man fell into the Royal Victoria Dock


Firefighters helped to rescue a man who fell into the Royal Victoria Dock in the early hours of the morning.

Crews from three fire stations along with two fire rescue units were called to Western Gateway, Canning Town - close to Royal Victoria DLR station - at around 2.30am yesterday.

They used specialist water rescue equipment to bring the man to safety via dockside steps, and he was then taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service.

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