Man rescued from city canal after getting into difficulty in water

Emergency services were called to Maryhill Road in Glasgow at around 8.25am on Tuesday.

Man rescued from city canal after getting into difficulty in water near Maryhill Road in Glasgow © Google Maps 2022

A man has been rescued from a canal in Glasgow after getting into difficulty in the water.

Emergency services were called to the scene near Maryhill Road at around 8.25am on Tuesday after the alarm was raised.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue service mobilised two appliances and two water rescue teams to the scene and the man was safely transferred to the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

His current condition is unknown.

A police spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a person in the canal, near Maryhill Road in Glasgow around 8.25am on Tuesday, July 26.

“They have been recovered safely with the assistance of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.”

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were alerted at 8.28am on Tuesday, July 26 to reports of a person in difficulty within the canal off Maryhill Road, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances and two water rescue teams to the scene, where crews assisted a male casualty by removing him from the water and handing him into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.”

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