FIREFIGHTERS are warning people of the dangers of driving through flood water after they had to rescue a stuck vehicle.

A crew from Sturminster Newton Fire Station was called to reports of a vehicle stuck in flood water on Lower Road, Stalbridge near Bibbern Bridge at 11.57am yesterday.

No casualties were involved.

A spokesman for Sturminster Newton Fire Station said: "Please take extra care if you need to drive anywhere and please do not drive through flood water.

"Stay safe and visit our website for more flood safety advice:"