North Yorkshire firefighters have been working to help people hit by the floods in the county today (Tuesday).
They have helped to pump floodwater from a series of properties and saved a boat in danger of sinking on the river in York.
Here are some of the incidents they attended.
- 8.34am, Newsham Road, Thirsk – A crew from Northallerton used a light portable pump to help empty floodwater from a property.
- 9.34am, East Park Road, Harrogate – Firefighters were called to flooding in a house cellar that was rising due to a failure with an existing pump. Crews used an ejector pump to reduce the water levels to allow the existing pump to reset and restart.
- 10:59am, near Dalton, Thirsk – An officer assessed flooding at a premises where work production was halted due to large scale flooding. “Advice was given to the occupant about the correct agency to contact regarding the issue,” said a fire service spokesperson.
- 11.23am, Fulford, York – A Selby crew used their rescue boat to help stabilise a boat in York that was threatening to capsize on the flooded river.
- 3.27pm,Highfield View, Selby – Firefighters responded to flood water leaking inside a property. They were able to identify and isolate the leak that had affected the electrics in the house.
- 4.09pm, Westfield, Selby – A fire officer inspected some flooding in the area that was entering nearby properties. “Advice was given to the affected properties to isolate ground floor electrics whilst the water levels remain high,” the spokesperson said.