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Incident near Swallowfield

At 7:50am on Tuesday, 23 January, we received reports of an incident on Barge Lane near Swallowfield.

A Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service crew from Whitley Wood Fire Station was sent to the scene.

Upon arrival, the crew discovered a vehicle stranded in water. Whilst the driver and four dogs were able to self-evacuate, firefighters rescued a fifth dog from the car before handing the scene over to Thames Valley Police.

The crew was at the scene for approximately 13 minutes.

Incident Type
Animal Rescue Water rescue

Barge Lane, Reading, England, United Kingdom