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Fire service help person with Christmas decoration stuck on finger and carry flood-stricken motorist to safety

Firefighters were called out to deal with several incidents in the district over the weekend.

Firefighters were called out to deal with several incidents in the district over the weekend.

Firefighters dealt with a car stuck in flood water and a person with a Christmas decoration stuck on their finger over the weekend.

Billesdon fire crews were called to the crossroads at Noseley Road in Illston-on-the-Hill at about 5.15pm on Saturday after a car became stranded in the flooded road.

The occupant of the vehicle was carried to dry land by the fire service, said the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service daily report log.

Meanwhile, firefighters at Harborough’s fire station in Fairfield Road helped someone on Saturday at about 1.20pm who had got into a predicament with a troublesome Christmas decoration.

The person had a festive decoration stuck on their finger which was freed by the fire service, said the daily report.

And Wigston firefighters were called out to Great Glen on Saturday after a cooker fire in a kitchen.

The alarm was raised at about 4.45pm in St Cuthbert’s Avenue in the village, however, the fire was out by the time fire crews arrived at the address.

Firefighters used their Positive Pressure Ventilation kit to clear the kitchen of smoke, which had about five per cent of smoke damage, said the report log.

Story by Alex Blackwell

Follow Alex on Twitter, @BlackwellHarb.

 

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