Firefighters called to help stranded motorist

Dorset Echo: The ford in East Holme pictured on a previous occasion when it was closed The ford in East Holme pictured on a previous occasion when it was closed

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a ford to help a motorist who was stranded in a car in moving water.

A 999 call was made to the ford at East Holme, at 7.30am, where an Audi car was stuck in the water.

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service's Technical Rescue crews from Poole attended along with engines from Wareham and Bere Regis.

The response was stood down when the motorist was eventually able to release himself from the car into 3ft deep water and wade to safety.

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3:44pm Mon 16 Dec 13

Yokels says...

How long has East Holme been near Bere Regis, try near Wareham
How long has East Holme been near Bere Regis, try near Wareham Yokels

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