Tragedy as two young people drown in lake at High Eske nature reserve as four others rescued | The Sun

TWO young people have tragically drowned in a beauty spot lake while four others were rescued.

Emergency crews were scrambled to High Eske nature reserve in Tickton, East Yorkshire, following the horror last night.

Tragically, two young people couldn't be saved after getting into difficulty in the water.

Four others were rescued by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service but there is no update on their condition.

Police are yet to release a statement on the incident, with the ages of those who drowned not yet known.

The fire service has now issued an urgent warning about the dangers of open water following the tragedy.

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In a statement they said: "Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the families and friends at this difficult time.

"Crews from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, Humberside Police, and Yorkshire Ambulance Services were in attendance and worked together.

"The Service is working closely with Humberside Police, and the area is currently closed to the public as we continue to investigate this very tragic incident.

"The Service would like to stress the importance of remaining safe around open water and the clear advice from the Emergency Services is that people should not enter the water.

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"Open water such as ponds, rivers and lakes etc. are highly dangerous and people should not enter them."

The tragedy comes after a 16-year-old boy drowned in River Calder, near Castleford, West Yorkshire.

Tyler Wilson died after getting into difficulties while he swam with pals.


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