Busy night for Louth fire crew including call outs to floods in Louth and a fire in South Reston

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Monday night proved to be an extra busy one for the firefighters at Louth Fire Station, with a number of incidents through the evening.

The crew’s HQ received 11 calls to flooding, including in Louth, as well as Horncastle, Stamford and Scrub Hill (near Coningsby).

A 6.50pm the crew attended a fire alarm sounding at King Edward VI Grammar School in Crowtree Lane.

But the call proved to be a false alarm, with the sounding caused by a water leak through a detector head.

Shortly before midnight, at 11.51pm, the crew were scrambled to Carlton Road in nearby South Reston.

On arrival they discovered fire damage to a traffic cone and used soil from the verge to put out the fire.