Firefighters are still attending a number of flooding incidents this morning.
“The high volume of weather related emergency calls received between 0130 and 0630 this morning is nearly twice the total number of all 999 calls that our control officers deal with in a normal day.”
Incidents attended by our crews have included flooded commercial and domestic properties, flooded roads, and vehicles that have been trapped by flood water. Firefighters also attended a number of calls to reports of property being struck by lightning. Thankfully there have been no reports of serious injuries.