London Fire Brigade

Harrow - burst water main

24 October 2017

Five fire engines and around 30 firefighters and officers were called to flooding in Cecil Road in Harrow.

A burst water main caused flooding to a depth of approximately 1.5 metres. The water main was isolated and the water was pumped and drained away.

Around 100 office staff and three residents from a block of flats were evacuated as a precaution.

The Brigade was called at 1055 and the incident was over for firefighters at 1454. Fire crews from Harrow, Stanmore, Northolt and Ruislip fire stations attended the scene.