Fire crews respond to car in river

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A car which was spotted in the River Foss near York sparked a major incident today.

The vehicle was spotted shortly before 5.30am, close to the New Earswick link road - to begin with it was feared people were inside the car.

Fire and rescue crews from York and Huntington attended the incident, along with the police, who conducted a search of the river banks and were later able to establish all occupants had managed to get out of the car.

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