The area manager for Avon Fire and Rescue Service said the attempt to rescue the occupants of a car that drove into the River Avon was a complex operation involving multiple agencies:
We responded from there with a rescue pump which has enhanced rescue equipment on it and then we had a specialist water rescue team from Bedminster, which is one of the neighbouring city centre stations.
They have access to a rescue boat, inflatable rafts, inflatable walkways and dry suits. They are specially trained to make entry into moving and still waters.
There was one person trapped in the vehicle who was removed by Fire and Rescue Service personnel using the rescue boat across to a nearby jetty ...
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