BASILDON: Fisherman rescued by firemen

A FISHERMAN was rescued by firefighters at a lake in Basildon on Thursday night.

Crews from Basildon and Leigh rushed to the scene in Northlands Park in Felmores just after 2am.

The fisherman had been asleep and woke to find himself surrounded by water.

Do you know the fisherman or saw what happened?

Call the newsroom on 01268 469 303 or email melissa.hills@nqe.com

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9:20am Fri 20 Jul 12

v.randy says...

He was actually in his boat at the time,so 'water all around' aint a surprise.
He was actually in his boat at the time,so 'water all around' aint a surprise. v.randy
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9:54am Fri 20 Jul 12

lucy10 says...

DID HE GET WET
DID HE GET WET lucy10
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10:10am Fri 20 Jul 12

The Cater Wood Creeper says...

the divvy in the bivvy must've been stoned out of his box on weed and/or lager to have slept through that torrential downpour!
the divvy in the bivvy must've been stoned out of his box on weed and/or lager to have slept through that torrential downpour! The Cater Wood Creeper
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6:12pm Fri 20 Jul 12

billericay boy says...

It's the spawning season I bet he found an old trout from basland then fell asleep woke up then found out he had been hook line and sinkerd.
It's the spawning season I bet he found an old trout from basland then fell asleep woke up then found out he had been hook line and sinkerd. billericay boy
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