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Fire & Rescue Service responds to 500 callouts

By mwill  |  Posted: November 25, 2012

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Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has dealt with more than 500 incidents during the last 24 hours, mainly between 8pm Saturday and 2am Sunday morning, making a total of more than 1,200 callouts over the last five days.

Incidents reported by the Service for the Devon & Somerset area during Saturday evening include:

16:25, rescue from water at Maker Lane, Millbrook, Torpoint

17:31, car pushed to dry land on road from Bishops Lydeard to Bridgwater

19:24, rescue from water at Station Road, Exton, Exeter

20:01, elderly man and car removed to safety outside Bicton Arena, Bicton, Budleigh Salterton

20:10, rescue from water near Bow Inn, Sidmouth

21:11, three people rescued from water at Cullompton

21:19, rescue from water at Crossways, Sparkwell

21:24, rescue from water off A358 junction at Broadway, Ilminster

21:56, rescue from water at Barrack Road, Ottery St Mary

21:57, residents removed to safety at Kennford, Exeter

22:10, car removed to safety at Wembury Road, Wembury, Plystock

22:13, rescue from water at Salisbury Close, Feniton, Honiton

22:13, rescue from water on B3176, Sidmouth

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