By David Newble
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service was called to Ryde Canoe Lake after fears were raised it could overflow and flood the surrounding area. Picture courtesy of @ShaneThorntonn via Twitter.
ISLE of Wight Fire and Rescue service was called to pump water from Ryde Canoe Lake yesterday afternoon (Wednesday) due to fears it could overflow and flood the surrounding area.
They were called to the scene at 1.30pm by the Isle of Wight Council and deployed a high velocity pumping unit capable of extracting around 7,000 litres of water per hour.
North Walk, next to the lake, was closed to vehicles and pedestrians during the operation.
*The operation lasted until 9pm.
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