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Don't risk driving through floodwater

Authored by Mary

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is asking residents to heed warnings not to enter floodwater, as it could put themselves and others at risk.

Fire crews were called to several incidents where vehicles were stuck in floodwater to carry out rescues over the festive period. On 3 January, a cyclist was rescued in Newton Abbot after getting into difficulty near a swollen river...

Fire Service warns of dangers of driving through floodwater

Authored by JamesM

Fire officers are asking residents not to drive through floodwater, as they could be putting themselves or others in danger.

Attending incidents which could be prevented may also divert fire crews from other incidents where lives are at risk.

Area Commander Nick Manning said: “It is impossible for motorists to tell how deep water is or the condition of the ground beneath. There...

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