Fire crews tackle care home flood

Hemsworth Park Care Home, Kinsley

Hemsworth Park Care Home, Kinsley

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Flood water had to be cleared from a care home last night (Monday).

Fire crews from Wakefield were called to Hemsworth Park Care Home, Wakefield Road, Kinsley, at around 8.50pm.

It’s thought that a burst water pipe had caused the problem and a West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said that a “good few inches” of water had to be cleared.

A specialist salvage unit was used to remove the water and crews left at around 11pm.