Rescue teams were called to Upton-upon-Severn following concerns for canoeist

Canoes prompt rescue search

Canoes prompt rescue search

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FOUR search and rescue teams were called after two canoes were reported to be getting into difficulty in Upton-upon-Severn.

A concerned member of the public called the fire brigade after seeing the kayaks in fast-flowing water on the river Severn, near Hanley Road today.

Two search teams from the fire service, a team from SARA and one from West Midlands Search and Rescue Service scoured the river for over two hours but found no sign of the boats.

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