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West Kingsdown pensioner caught in flooding up to her waist

By Luke May

A woman and her dog were trapped by waist high water today.

Firefighters were called out to Neal Road in West Kingsdown in the early hours of this morning after a woman was trapped in her property.

Crews were called just after midnight and sent a water safety unit and two fire engines to the scene.

Neal Road in West Kingsdown where a woman and her dog were trapped in waist heigh water (12134746)
Neal Road in West Kingsdown where a woman and her dog were trapped in waist heigh water (12134746)

The woman in her 80s was rescued along with her dog. She was handed into the care of her family.

There were no reported injuries. Crews left the scene at 3.30am.

For a round-up of all the problems caused by last night's flooding, click here.

Read more: For more news from around Dartford, click here.

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