Time Incident Posted: 12:00

Incident Date: 07/11/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sproxton Road Coston

Incident Number: 17184

Incident Type: Vehicle in flood water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Melton, Water rescue teams from Mkt Harborough and Castle Donington

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 11:30

Damage: NA

Believed Cause: NA

Initial Information: Call from driver of a 7.5 tonnes lorry into 4 feet of flood water and unable to get out.

Updated Incident Information: Incident Commander confirmed the vehicle was stuck in approx 4 feet of flood water with the water rising. Crew made contact with the driver.
Water Rescue team deployed with a sled to rescue driver from vehicle.
Driver of vehicle rescued and safe and well. Recovery of vehicle being arranged by driver.

Public Statement Issued:


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