Crews mobilised to Bristol Harbour

Canon's Road, City Centre.


Crews were mobilised to reports of a lorry over the side of Bristol Harbour at 07.19am.

On arrival, crews found one HGV submerged in the water, the driver had already made it to safety.

The truck is now fully in the docks and believed to be sinking. Nearby boats are being evacuated and cordons are being put in place.

We currently have three fire appliances, one heavy rescue tender and a boat on the scene and firefighters are currently using two winches in attempt to secure the lorry.

The Harbourmaster and Bristol City Council have been informed of the incident. Ambulance crews are also on the scene.