Warning over water dangers as warm weather approaches

Derby Fire & Rescue Service have issued warnings about swimming in lakes or rivers this weekend following the rescue of four children from the River Derwent in Derby.

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Warnings issued over swimming in lakes & rivers

Derby Fire & Rescue service has issued warnings about swimming in lakes or rivers this weekend following the rescue of four children from the River Derwent in Derby.

On average between 40-50 children drown in the UK each year, and it's feared there could be further tragedies during this weekend's heatwave. Parents are being advised to remind themselves of the Water Safety Code to keep their children safe this summer.

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