Firefighters rescue man from drain in Paignton

(Last Updated On: June 30, 2020)

Fire crews were called to reports of a man stuck in a drain in Paignton early this morning.

Crews from Paignton, Torquay and Newton Abbot attended the incident in Queens Park Road just before 6.30am.

The man had become stuck in a drain after trying to retrive a lost ring. The 40-year-old’s head and shoulders were above ground.

The man was released uninjured.

It is not known if the ring was found.

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