Cold Ash water rescue turns into false alarm
Emergency services alerted after car spotted in pond
A COLD Ash water rescue turned out to be a false alarm yesterday evening (Sun), after a car was spotted in a pond.
Fire, ambulance and police were called at 9.30pm following reports of a car which had left the road between Cold Ash and Bucklebury.
A passer-by reported the incident, after spotting the car had left the road and was in a pond.
On arrival, fire services found the occupants had evacuated the car, despite water being half way up the door.
No-one was hurt.
Emergency services left the scene after less than one hour.