Firefighters rescue people trapped by floodwater in Callington and Launceston
Firefighters were called out to rescue several people from their vehicles this evening after they became trapped by floodwater.
The Fire and Rescue Service said crews have attended a number of calls in the Launceston and Callington areas where people have been caught in their vehicles in rising floodwater on the roads.
A spokesperson from CFRS said: “Heavy rain resulted in deep water in some places and a number of vehicles were involved.
“The Service assisted several people from their vehicles to a place of safety.
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"None of these situations were life-threatening.
“The Service would like to remind drivers not enter flood water where they cannot be sure of the depth or of a safe exit.”