Fire Fighters Rescue Occupants from Rain-Trapped Cars

Fire fighters have had a busy morning this Saturday, dealing with emergencies caused by heavy rain. Overnight storms that continued into the morning caused significant surface water, which peaked at its problematic stage a little before 8:00 in the morning. Five vehicles became trapped on the road between the Carrefour supermarket and Aquopolis water park in Torrevieja, all rescued by fire fighters based just down the road. Across the region, there were 30 rain-related incidents that the rescuers were called to, although only another three resulted in their intervention. A van carrying two people became trapped in a tunnel...

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