“It came like a tsunami”

“It came like a tsunami”

The picture shows that the roads are submerged in water.

Parts of Islington in north London were left four feet under water on Monday morning after a main water supply pipe was damaged. Locals called emergency services and 10 fire tenders reached the spot and rescued four people. independent, At least 70 firefighters were involved in the rescue operation to search for survivors in the area where 50 properties were destroyed.

a . According to the report, the flood forced the closure of many roads and created two sinkholes. BBC report good. The water level receded when the main water supply was shut down, the outlet further said.

Tweets posted by London Fire Brigade (LFB) Monday showed how bad the situation was in Islington. The department kept posting all the updates on Twitter.

In a release, LFB said that its 999 control officers received more than 25 calls in response to the incident.

Station Commander Matt Brown, who was at the site, said: “The floodwaters affected Hornsey Road, Tollington Road and a leisure center. Firefighters used flood barriers to divert the water and rescue two adults and two children.” There were no reports of anyone getting injured,” he added.

Craig, who lives in Islington, told sky News That water entered his house. “My alarm went off at 9 a.m. and I stuck my toes out of bed and it was wet. It was frantic – I was trying to save everything in the house, documents, passports, everything in bed was dodging. When I opened the door it came like a tsunami. It came to my knees. I went into panic mode.”

LFB Said that he first got the call at 7 am and by noon the situation was resolved. Firefighters from Holloway, Islington, Kentish Town, Stoke Newington and other nearby stations answered the call.


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