Residents evacuated from their Shrewsbury homes due to rising floodwater

By Deborah Hardiman | Shrewsbury | News | Published: | Last Updated:

Several people were evacuated from their Shrewsbury homes by emergency crews due to rising floodwater.

Flooding in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service was called to flats, in Coton Manor, Berwick Road, in the Gravel Hill, area of the town at about 7.40pm on Monday.

Just under an hour earlier, at 6.55pm, crews from Shrewsbury also went to Hazeldine Court, in Longden Coleham, Coleham, which also involved "rescuing occupants of properties due to flooding".

In both incidents two fire appliances including the water rescue unit were mobilised from Shrewsbury Fire Station.

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Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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