Two women rescued from floodwater at Colyton

PUBLISHED: 11:11 21 November 2016 | UPDATED: 11:11 21 November 2016

Seaton Fire Station

Seaton Fire Station

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Firefighters called to free occupants of a car trapped in Cownhayne Lane.

Firefighters had to free two women trapped in their car by floodwater, at Cownhayne |Lane, Colyton, yesterday (Sunday, November 20)

Crews from Seaton and Colyton used water safety equipment and a ladder to gain access to the occupants, and rescued them to safety.

An ambulance attended to look over the casualties as a precaution.


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