Mid Wales

Four canoeists saved in Hay-on-Wye and given treatment

Four canoeists have been rescued by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service after getting into difficulty in Hay-on-Wye, Powys.

The alarm was raised just before lunchtime on Friday.

The fire service said three of them were rescued from the water by the service's swift rescue boat while a fourth was pulled out by another canoeist.

All four were treated by ambulance staff at the scene.

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