Time Incident Posted: 14:30

Incident Date: 07/11/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Main Street Whissendine

Incident Number: 17197

Incident Type: Water rescue vehicle in flood water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Melton Mowbray - also mobilised were water rescue units from Market Harborough, Newark and Highfields in Nottinghamshire

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:49


Believed Cause: Driving through flood water

Initial Information: Call received from the police to a vehicle stuck in knee high fast moving water.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival the appliance from Melton Mowbray found vehicle to be in approximately 8 inches of water. 1 person was walked to safety by the fire crews and all other Fire and Rescue appliances were stood down.

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