Teenager marooned in quarry lagoon

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Firefighters were called to rescue a 14-year-old girl after she became marooned on an island in a lagoon.

On Tuesday, May 7 at 8.58pm, crews from Matlock, Chesterfield and Staveley rushed to Steetley Quarry, in Whitwell. Upon arrival, firefighters found the girl to be 150m from the edge of the lagoon and unable to swim. Crews used an inflatable sled to bring her to safety.