The owner of a cottage in Littlehempston was woken up at 6am by a fireman knocking on her door.
It's the first time the house has flooded since 1990.
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A teenage girl who drowned when a speedboat capsized was wearing a buoyancy aid that was too large for her.
An inquest into the death of a 14-year-old girl who died after becoming trapped under a speedboat in Devon resumes today.