You were called out for a Water Rescue Lloyds Head, Jackfield, Telford on 18th February 2020. Please could you provide further details regarding the incident and the significance of any flooding and if any further incidents were caused due to flooding in the surrounding area?
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Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended two incidents at Lloyds Head, Jackfield, Telford on the 18 February 2020.
Station ground : Tweedale
Tuesday, 18 February, 2020 06:55
At 06:55 on Tuesday, 18 February, 2020, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting an incident classified as Water Rescue in Telford.
1 fire appliance including the Water Rescue Unit was mobilised from Shrewsbury.
Occupier of 1 vehicle found to be in a safe place, awaiting arrival of recovery company.
The stop message was received at Tue, 02/18/2020 - 07:20
People trapped in bedrooms in properties at river level
Address: Toll House Flat Bower Yard Ironbridge Telford
Occupant has been reached by FF.
Row of houses in Bower Yard checked for occupancy
SFRS had multiple incidents due to flooding as it was the period of our Major incident. Our water team were standing by at Ironbridge for several days, but the incidents identified above were the ones near Telford (Jackfield). We also had incidents in Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth and surrounding areas. Incidents can be found on our website. Please find link to the page.
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