South West Wales

Woman and child, 8, rescued near Melincourt Falls, Neath

Melincourt Falls Image copyright Dysdera/ Geograph
Image caption The incident happened near Melincourt Falls on Saturday

A woman and an eight-year-old child have been rescued after falling down a bank near a popular waterfall in Neath Port Talbot.

Firefighters from Mid and West Fire and Rescue were called to the incident near Melincourt Falls, Resolven on Saturday.

The woman and child were rescued using specialist equipment.

The extent of their injuries is unknown.