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Cumbrian Floods 2009



Floods: Inside Out NE & Cumbria

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Inside Out: North East & Cumbria

As the dramatic rescue operation of people stranded in Cockermouth's flood water continued BBC Inside Out BE & Cumbria was there to witness at first hand the dangerous and brave work of the emergency services.

Rescue boats worked late into the night on Friday, 27 November looking for people stuck in their properties on Main Street, one of the worst affected areas of the town.

Chris Jackson looks at the personal stories and heroic events from that night.

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