The floods which hit Ruthin and St Asaph earlier this month caught many by surprise but residents on the Glasdir estate were given warning thanks to local postmen.
An on duty-postman summoned help from some of his colleagues to try to save valuables and check people were ok.
Today, Welsh Secretary David Jones went back to say a personal thank you. Ian Lang was with him.
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