Time Incident Posted: 12:42

Incident Date: 06/02/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Watery Gate Lane, Thurlaston

Incident Number: 3763

Incident Type: Emergency Special Service

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:45

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Hinckley, 1 from Western and Technical Rescue from Southern and an Officer

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 09:15


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Vehicle within flood water, one person within the vehicle. On arrival the person had self extricated and was on dry land. Vehicle winched from the water.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: Are you sure how deep the water is?
Don't drive through water if you're not sure!


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