Flooding hits Boston villages

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212632001
Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212632001
0
Have your say

Kirton and Frampton, along with other villages in the area have been hit by flash flooding tonight (Thursday).

Emergency services have been attending the scene.

Lincs Fire and Rescue Tweeted out earlier: “We’ve been dealing with numerous flooding calls - 2 pumps and 1 high volume pump in Spalding and 2 pumps in Kirton assisting residents.”

Residents are reporting water going into homes, manhole covers lifted and drains unable to cope with the amount of water.

Chris Woods wrote on the Boston Flood Warnings (Lincolnshire) Facebook page: “Kirton is flooded on A16 London road high street and school plz avoid the area if possible.”

Lincolnshire County Council have also Tweeted out advice.

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212621001

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212621001

It is understood both schools in the village are affected.

Have you been affected? Email daniel.jaines@jpress.co.uk, post on our Facebook, or tweet us @standardboston.

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212610001

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212610001

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212559001

Flooding on Hardwick Estate, Kirton. Photos: Dean Andrew Simpson. EMN-160616-212559001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. EMN-160616-214706001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. EMN-160616-214706001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. EMN-160616-214717001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. EMN-160616-214717001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. EMN-160616-214857001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. EMN-160616-214857001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. Pictured is fellow resident Roger Curtis. EMN-160616-214644001

Middlegate Road, Frampton. Sent by resident Tim Sharpe. Pictured is fellow resident Roger Curtis. EMN-160616-214644001