Emergency incident at Loch Lomond as three men struggle in the water


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A MAJOR emergency has been triggered at Loch Lomond after three swimmers found themselves struggling in the water.

Emergency crews rushed to the picturesque Luss around 11:30 a.m. after panicked onlookers sounded the alarm bells.

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Three men struggled in the water at Loch Lomond

Police confirmed that three men had been rescued from the water and taken to safety.

They were treated by paramedics at the scene after paramedics were also called to the loch.

A police spokesperson said: “We received a report of three men in difficulty in the water of Loch Lomond near Luss around 11:30 am on Saturday 20 November 2021.

“Emergency services responded and the three men were rescued from the water.

“They were taken care of by paramedics on the spot. “

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Services have also confirmed that they have been called to the water emergency.

Earlier this year, we recounted how additional lifebuoys had been installed around Loch Lomond due to a series of drownings.

A young boy, his mother and their family friend all perished in a tragedy at Pulpit Rock near Ardlui in July.

And the day before, a teenager drowned in Balloch Country Park just days after his 16th birthday.

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