Firefighters called due to flood fears

By Richard Wright

Friday, June 6, 2014

 

FIREFIGHTERS were called by householders concerned that large volumes of water flowing from a burst main would enter their homes.

An Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue service fire crew s stood by at Blythe Way, Shanklin, after receiving a call at 4.50am today (Friday). Engineers carried out emergency repairs.

A fire service spokesman said home owners were worried by "a considerable volume" of water.

Reporter: richardw@iwcpmail.co.uk

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