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Five people rescued from flood waters in Hullbridge
8:07pm Saturday 2nd February 2013 in News
FIVE people had to be rescued from their stranded vehicles after driving into flood water.
Firefighters were called to Watery Lane, in Hullbridge, at about 6.20pm tonight to save the occupants of three stricken vehicles.
The swift water rescue team helped them back to dry land by 7.24pm.
A spokesman for Essex Fire and Rescue said: "Crews continue to stress the dangers of driving into flood water but these, and warning signs at the scene, continued to be ignored at this notorious flood blackspot."