Rainwater floods Beckenham flat block after torrential downpours

PUBLISHED: 09:16 27 August 2013 | UPDATED: 09:17 27 August 2013

Rainwater flooded flats in Beckenham on Saturday after hours of torrential downpours.

Firefighters were called to the block in Brackley Road when residents reported water coming through the roof.

A spokesman from Beckenham fire station said: “The roof had collected all the rainwater and the drains were blocked.

“People in the flats said some water started to get in. There was a lot of water sitting on the roof but we managed to release the blockage in the drains and sort it out.”

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