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

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On average between 40-50 children drown each year. Do you know where your children are playing during hot weather http://t.co/l3nX0UxyNo

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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.

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Lots of reminders in the news about why you should take care on/in/around water? Water can be very dangerous. DON'T take risks #summersafety

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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PARENTS. Please take 5minutes to look at water safety advice @ http://t.co/t9vmJMw2Hb &discuss with your children. It could save their LIFE

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