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Whaley Bridge dam: Lincolnshire fire crews send emergency boat team to help crisis

A boat team from the county has been sent to support emergency crews at the scene of the Whaley Bridge dam situation.

On Thursday (August 1) a team was dispatched from Donington Fire Station to help pump water from the Toddbrook Reservoir as part of the 19th century structure collapsed.

Hundreds of residents have been evacuated from the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridgewith fears the dam could give way.

Today (Sunday) crews from Spalding and Louth Fire Stations were heading to the town as part of a boat team to give support to Derbyshire Fire Service.

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