Time Incident Posted: 04:12

Incident Date: 14/12/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Watery Gate Lane, Thurlaston

Incident Number: 19048

Incident Type: Water Rescue Vehicle Flood Water P1

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Hinckley and Water Rescue Team from Southern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Caller rang to request help after driving into ford and getting stranded.

Updated Incident Information: Fire service attended, inflatable sled used to rescue man from flood water.
Fire Service took gentleman back to his home address nearby.
Fiat 500 Vehicle remains in flood water to arrange for recovery by owner.

Public Statement Issued:


Please note that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service warrants that the information provided is believed accurate as at the date and time of publishing, this includes an indication of the nature of the incident, the cause motive and basic cause description. The Service reserves the right after that date to change, at its absolute discretion, the information provided in any way it chooses including but not limited to deletion and addition without further notice to you.