Time Incident Posted: 17:31

Incident Date: 05/12/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ford, Sproxton Road, Coston

Incident Number: 17539

Incident Type: Water Rescue Flood Water P1

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Melton Fire Station, Water Rescue Team from Newark

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Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from passer by - car in flood water - person inside.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident confirmed as 1 car stuck in ford - 3 foot deep water, 1 person inside vehicle. Fire Service FFs from Newark water rescue team entered water using inflatable sled to effect rescue from vehicle.

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