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Firefighters called to weather related flood incidents

Borough: All

Incident Date: 16 June 2016

North West Fire Control has this afternoon been called about a number of weather related flooding incidents and since 2pm firefighters from GMFRS have attended to the following incidents:

2.44pm Paignton Close, Billinge, Wigan

Crew from Wigan called to flooded cellar. Advice given to occupier.

2.59pm Slag Lane, Lowton

Crew from Leigh called to flooded shops – four affected by around one-ft of flood water.

Firefighters evacuated shops, isolated services and gave advice.

3.15pm Liverpool Rd, Irlam

Firefighters from Irlam pumped out water from four properties affected by flood water.

3.33pm Ash Grove, Lowton, Golborne

Flood water affected two semi-detached house and firefighters from Wigan isolated services.

3.49pm Foxglove Close, Lowton

Hindley firefighters helped with pumping away flood water which affected four properties.

6.21pm Edgeley Road, Edgeley, Stockport

Crew from Stockport attended property and isolated services and gave advice.

6.34pm High Grove Road, Cheadle

Crew from Cheadle were called to water leaking in from roof of nursery.  Firefighters isolated services, made safe and gave advice.

7.19pm Laburnum Way, Edgeley, Stockport

Crew from Stockport called out when flood water affected a number of properties. The local council dealt with this incident.

UPDATED AT 9.30PM

Last update: 16/06/2016 21:35:17
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