Pair stuck in flood water

TWO people and two dogs were rescued from flood water yesterday (Wed) afternoon.

Shortly before 3pm fire crews were called to Chapel Hill in Backwell where a Volvo had become stuck under the railway bridge.

A middle-aged woman, a male teenager and two dogs were rescued by Avon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service using a raft.

The water had reached the bumper level of the vehicle, but both people in the car were unharmed.

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