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A man from Essex says he owes his life to the people who saved him and his family during yesterday's flash-flooding.
Scott Swinford and his children were left terrified when their car became stranded in high waters, in the village of Hockley.
The county's Fire and Rescue Service was called to more than 300 incidents overnight.
Ria Chatterjee reports.
Video posted on YouTube shows children being saved from a sinking car in Hockley, Essex, following flash floods in the past 24 hours.