Person rescued from car submerged in flood water

Person rescued from car submerged in flood water

Published by Maria Greenwood at 11:19am 20th January 2020.

A person's been rescued after their car got submerged in flood water in Dorset.

Firefighters from Beaminster along with Weymouth's Water Rescue Team were called to Pipplepen Lane in South Perrott yesterday afternoon.

The operation also involved crews from Devon & Somerset. 

car trapped on flood water in South Perrott

A spokesman from Beaminster Fire Station said:

"A Beaminster crew worked alongside Yeovil Fire Station's White Watch Rescue Team from Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue to help the stranded person to safety from the vehicle." 

"Crews also managed to recovery the vehicle from the flood water."