Time Incident Posted: 14:11

Incident Date: 29/01/2021

Incident Location: Broome Lane, Ratcliffe on the Wreake

Incident Number: 3133

Incident Type: Rescue Vehicle from Flood Water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:45

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1x Birstall and Water Rescue Team from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from a driver who has driven into flood water with water up to the top of the wheels. Driver unable to leave the vehicle due to the depth and flow of the water

Updated Incident Information: One car in the water with one person inside of car.
Technical Rescue personnel committed to water using an Inflatable sled.

STOP: 1 male rescued from vehicle by Water Rescue Team and led to safety using Inflatable Sled.

Public Statement Issued:


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