Firefighters called to pump flood water in Bollington field as Storm Dudley hits - Cheshire Live

2022-03-12 02:59:15 By : Mr. calvin liao

The water was around four feet high in places

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Firefighters were called to pump four foot of water from a field in Bollington last night as Storm Dudley hit.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to Flash Lane with one fire engine from Macclesfield attending.

In a statement, the fire service said the electricity supply was being affected by floodwater at a property in Flash Lane.

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"To prevent danger to life firefighters were called to help remove water, in some areas around four feet high, from a field next door and surrounding the house.

"The flood water was affecting the electricity supply.

"The crew had to pump out water from the ground around the house and outbuildings and unblock grids to help water flow."

Another storm, Eunice, is forecast for tomorrow (Friday February 18) with an amber danger for life warning issued by the Met Office.

The warning, which covers Cheshire, states that there's a good chance flying debris could result in a danger to life, damage to buildings and homes is likely, with roofs blown off and power lines brought down.

There could be cancellations and delays to trains, buses and flights. The amber warning states power cuts could occur and mobile phone coverage could be affected. Trees could fall or be uprooted.