Rescue from floodwater
PUBLISHED: 15:40 26 November 2012 | UPDATED: 15:42 26 November 2012
Eight people helped to safety after flooding threatens homes in Feniton.
Firefighters helped eight people as well as dogs and a canary to safety after floodwater threatened their homes in Feniton.
Crews from Honiton and Ottery St Mary attended the incident on Saturday, November 24, at 10.13pm.
A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: “The floodwater was threatening around 50 homes, but fortunately only entered a couple of properties.
“However, the rising water was within millimetres of entering other properties.”
Those affected were taken to a local football club.
Fire crews pumped out the affected properties.