Water streamed down the hillside into people's homes, gardens, and the busy A4123 Birmingham New Road.
The kidnap victim described thinking she saw her own coffin and announced she is giving up glamour modelling for a fresh start.
Armed police are currently at the scene of an incident in Tower Road in Tividale.
The road has been closed as a precaution and police negotiators at the scene.
Police have confirmed that it is not terrorism related.
A woman left horribly burned and disfigured after an acid attack has described the moment she saw the eyes of her masked attacker.