Pontefract firefighters rescue elderly couple stranded in flood water

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Firefighters from Pontefract helped to rescue an elderly couple whose car was stranded in flood water.

Crews from Pontefract and Selby were called to Intake Lane at Beal, Selby, at around 9.30pm.

Firefighters rescued both from the vehicle and took them to a place of safety.

A West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue spokesperson said the couple were safe and well after the rescue and did not sustain any injuries.