Three people trapped inside storm drain in Leeds

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Firefighters came to the rescue of three people after they became trapped in waist height water inside a storm drain in Leeds tonight.

Specialist teams were called to Turlow Court in Hunslet at around 7.40pm to reports of people trapped in the drain.

Crews worked together to lower a ladder down to the trio, who were able to climb to safety.

A spokesman said no firefighters needed to enter the water.

The incident was attended by water rescue crews from Leeds, Rothwell and Ossett and pumps from Leeds and Rothwell.

Chris Hearld at KPMG

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