Time Incident Posted: 23:55 HRS

Incident Date: 15/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: WATERY GATE LANE, THURLASTON

Incident Number: 18908

Incident Type: WATER RESCUE VEHICLE IN FLOOD WATER

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:10 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: TECHNICAL RESCUE FROM SOUTHERN, APPLIANCES FROM HINCKLEY & WESTERN

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WATCH MANAGER (TECHNICAL RESCUE)

Time Incident Closed: 23:40 HRS (STOP)

Damage:

Believed Cause:

Initial Information: VEHICLE IN FLOOD WATER - TWO OCCUPANTS OF VEHICLE STRANDED ON ROOF OF VEHICLE
EXTRICATED FROM VEHICLE BY FIRE SERVICE PERSONNEL USING WATER RESCUE EQUIPMENT

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOOD WATER AS YOU MAY NOT BE LUCKY ENOUGH TO DRIVE OUT AGAIN. TAKE NOTICE OF ROAD SIGNS AND DON'T TAKE ANY RISKS. THINK, DONT SINK.

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