Houses in Tilbury hit by flooding

Christchurch Tilb

ESSEX Firefighters were called to three incidents involving flooded houses in Tilbury this afternoon.

Fire crews were called to Christchurch Road and Arkwright Road after heavy rain left drains unable to cope with the amount of water and caused flooding in a three properties.

Firefighters isolated the houses electrics and then used a pump to remove as much water from the property as possible. The water was approximately one foot deep.

Crews left the properties in the care of the owners and water company.

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