Time Incident Posted: 11:10

Incident Date: 03/03/2024

Incident Location: Incident Location: Watery Gate Lane, Thurlaston

Incident Number: 53881

Incident Type: Water Rescue Vehicle Flood Water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:25

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call stating car had driven into ford and became stranded with 1 occupant.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, 1 car confirmed stuck in ford. Technical Rescue team using inflatable sled to effect a rescue.

Public Statement Issued:


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