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Incident - Flooding incidents

Date: 24/09/2012
Time: 11:30
Location: All areas
Area: Service Wide
County: All

Fire crews have responded to dozens of reports of flooding, mainly in a period between 6am and 10am this morning.

Severe flooding was reported in the Guildhall Lane and Gramball Lane area of Wedmore due to a swollen river, with water up to 3ft deep in some properties.

Flooding led to several vehicles stuck in floodwater on the A361 at Greinton, leading to the temporary closure of the road. There was also a vehicle reported stuck in floodwater on the Shurton to Hinkley Point road, Storgursey;

Other locations where flooding has occurred include: Cross Lane, Axbridge; Upper New Road, Cheddar; Vole Road, Mark, Cheddar; Stawell Bridge; Greinton Bridge; Badgworth, Axbridge; Nasmith Close, Exmouth; Polsloe Road, Exeter; Musbury Road, Axminster; B3184 Farringdon; Burton Row, Brent Knoll, Highbridge; Sawyers Hill, West Buckland, Wellington; Cuck Hill, Shipham, Winscombe; Mark Causeway, Highbridge; Hillcote, Wells; Cheddon Fitzpaine; Stone Allerton; Melcombe Lane, North Petherton; Oake, Taunton; Brent Road, East Brent, Highbridge; West End, Wedmore; Turnpike Road, Axminster; Biddisham Lane, Biddisham, Badgworth; Middle Green Road, Wellington; Sparrow Hill Way, Weare, Axminster; Blackford, Wedmore; A39 Wellington; Church Street, Wedmore; Castle Street, Storgursey, Bridgwater; Turnpike Road, Lower Weare, Axbridge; Quab Lane, Wedmore; West Street, South Petherton; Rooksbridge Road, Highbridge; Meare Green, Stoke St Gregory, Ashgrove; Withy Road, East Huntspill, Highbridge; Westford, Wellington; and Middle Road, Chilton Polden, Bridgwater.

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