Time Incident Posted: 09:30

Incident Date: 28/04/2024

Incident Location: Incident Location: Churchill Road, Thurmaston

Incident Number: 56876

Incident Type: Water Rescue Vehicle Flood Water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:06

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial reports of car in flood water under bridge.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, car confirmed in approximately 1/2 metre of flood water under railway bridge.
2 persons inside. Water rescue team setting up sled to assist people from vehicle. AA in attendance and road cordoned off either side.

Public Statement Issued:


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