Man found in loch

Linlithgow Loch
Linlithgow Loch

Firefighters have rescued a man who fell into Linlithgow Loch in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police officers attended the incident at about 2.30am.

Fire crews from Edinburgh and Bo’ness used a 30ft (9m) ladder to reach the 30-year-old man, who had been struggling to make it onto the shore.

The man was later taken to St John’s Hospital in Livingston for checks, but is not thought to have been injured.