Person in serious condition after sea rescue in Lowestoft


Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

A person is in serious condition after they were rescued from sea off the coast of Lowestoft.

Three fire crews from the town went to the scene at Corton Road following a call just three minutes into the start of 2017.

The person was rescued from the sea and was then left in the care of the ambulance service.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesman said the person went into a cardiac arrest, was resusciated and currently remains in a serious condition.

Ian Carter, an on call firefighter in Lowestoft tweeted: 'First shout of 2017 just after midnight. Water rescue on beach at #Lowestoft, one casualty rescued. #999family working together.'

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