Emergency services and RNLI teams were called to a river after two young people were stranded on a sandbank.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue (WSFR) visited the scene on the River Adur near the Shoreham Toll Bridge at around 3.40pm due to safety concerns.
A passer-by told The Argus around 20 staff were present, including teams from Shoreham RNLI, East Sussex Fire and Rescue, Specialist Water Rescue and Secamb.
The two teenagers were taken to safety by the RNLI.
crews off @WorthingFire, @LittlehamptonFS and @EastSussexFRS supports @SLifeboatRNLI who rescued two teenagers who were cut off by the flood on the Adur River today #Shoreham. Luckily, the two people escaped unharmed.
— West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (@WestSussexFire) August 20, 2022
A spokesman for WSFR said: “At 3.36pm West Sussex Fire and Rescue Services received a call with concerns about the safety of two people who were in the water near the Shoreham toll bridge.
“Crews from Worthing and Littlehampton attended along with colleagues from East Sussex Fire and Rescue to assist the RNLI who were able to get the two people to safety.”
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/20679722.multi-agency-response-two-teenagers-stranded-near-shoreham-toll-bridge/?ref=rss Response from multiple authorities after two teenagers stranded near Shoreham toll bridge