“Didcot RRT mobilised to assist at Burst water main in Oxford”

A water main burst in an Oxford street causing significant flooding in the early hours of Tuesday 23rd September 2014.

Thames Water said a 24in (60cm) water pipe burst just after 05:00 BST in Normandy Crescent near Cowley affecting 50 properties.

Fire and rescue crews helped 25 people leave their homes and rescue belongings. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue confirmed it had a special pumping unit from Banbury on scene to try to remove the water, along with four engines, an incident support unit and an incident command team.

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Plymouth Brethren Rapid Relief TEam

Flooding in the streets of Oxford

3 thoughts on ““Didcot RRT mobilised to assist at Burst water main in Oxford””

  1. Esther says:

    i can’t see Roger there in his overcoat and galoshes..
    what went wrong??
    oh! wife’s birthday of course!!!!!

    1. apeepbehindthescenes! says:

      What Roger’s wife was actually doing on her birthday:-
      She spent 4 hours of totally sacrificial, unselfish, hard work, caring for an elderly person and helping her out of a desperate situation. – just one day out of many. Well done!!

  2. Wow! says:

    Well done RRT – that is excellent work!! A true Christian spirit.. helping others when you have no obligation to…

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