A PERSON was rescued from a river bank in Somerset late last night (April 24).

One fire engine and a specialist rescue team from Bridgwater, as well as an environmental protection unit from Taunton attended the incident along the River Parrett in Bridgwater.

Someone was stuck on the river bank and unable to get to dry land at around 11pm.

Fire crews used dry suits to rescue the person and get them to a place of safety.