Time Incident Posted: 11:30

Incident Date: 15/10/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rearsby Road, Thrussington

Incident Number: 16022

Incident Type: Water Rescue Vehicle Flood Water P1

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:54

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Person driven into flood water and now trapped in vehicle

Updated Incident Information: One male driver was rescued to dry land by Fire Service using inflatable boat. Broken down vehicle left in situ.

Public Statement Issued: It's simple - don't drive through flood water.


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