Emergency services including firefighters, land ambulances and the air ambulance were called to the river at Hampton Loade, near Bridgnorth and Highley, at about noon on Monday after a canoe was seen to have capsized.
Fire crews including the specialist water rescue unit, equipped with a boat, attended from Bridgnorth, Cleobury Mortimer, Tweedale and Shrewsbury, but by the time personnel arrived on the scene the three adults and the dog had all managed to rescue themselves.
At 12.05hrs 21.09.20 crews from @SFRS_Bridgnorth @SFRS_Shrews Cleobury & Tweedale attended Hampton Loade Nr Bridgnorth following a report of 3 adults and a dog in the river after capsizing from a canoe. All had self rescued prior to SFRS arrival. @OFFICIALWMAS in attendance pic.twitter.com/lEIYLMnzla— Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (@shropsfire) September 22, 2020