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Bridgend clean-up after floods

The clean-up is underway in the Brackla area of Bridgend after flash-flooding yesterday forced nine people out of their homes.

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Nine people rescued after Bridgend flooding

At 08.09 today, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to a flooding incident at Coychurch Road, Brackla, Bridgend.

Crews from New Inn, Cowbridge and Bridgend Station have been at the scene of the incident working with specialist high volume pumps to remove flood water and assist in the rescue of seven adults and two children.

Crews will be remaining on scene for the foreseeable to continue to reduce the flooded area.

– Paul Mason, Group Manager, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

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