Stranded motorists rescued as flood waters continue to rise in Suffolk
People across Suffolk have been rescued after their vehicles got stuck in flood water today.
At 12.57pm, firefighters from Lowestoft South rescued four people from two vehicles in Church Lane, Weston.
A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said police closed the road following the incident, and firefighters had left the scene by 2.16pm.
In Haughley, crews from Elmswell, Stowmarket and Bury St Edmunds assisted in the rescue of a person trapped inside a vehicle due to rising water in Station Road at 1.13pm. Crews had left the scene by 1.40pm.
Firefighters from Halesworth, Leiston and Lowestoft South were also in Wash Lane, Spexhall, this afternoon.
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At 1.38pm they were called to the scene, where they rescued a person who was trapped inside a vehicle that was in “fast flowing flood water.”
Crews had left the scene by 2.24pm.
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