A MAN was rescued from the marshes near Grange-over-Sands yesterday after getting lost.
The man, who had a heart condition, called Cumbria Police on his phone at around 4.40pm to ask for help.
The Coastguard was called and a search of the waterways was mounted with Arnside and Furness Rescue Teams.
A hovercraft from Morecambe also attended.
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The missing man was located and brought to the shore where he was met by an ambulance.