A FISHERMAN was rescued by firefighters at a lake in Basildon on Thursday night.

Crews from Basildon and Leigh rushed to the scene in Northlands Park in Felmores just after 2am.

The fisherman had been asleep and woke to find himself surrounded by water.

Do you know the fisherman or saw what happened?

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