Time Incident Posted: 01:30

Incident Date: 30/03/2018

Incident Location: Congerstone Lane Carlton

Incident Number: 4417

Incident Type: Car in Flood water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:55

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Market Bosworth,

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from occupant of vehicle, had driven into flood water and was unable to exit vehicle. 2 x occupants & 2 dogs in vehicle.
On arrival Fire crew pushed vehicle out of the flooded area , water was approx 1 foot deep.
Welfare checked of 2 elderly occupants and they remained in attendance awaiting recovery.
Fire crew left but requested road be closed by highways due to rising water levels

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