4 Oct 2011

Fire Service busy in rain

7:01 am on 4 October 2011

The Fire Service in New Plymouth says it attended up to 30 calls on Monday evening amid torrential rain in Taranaki.

Some 86mm fell with Brixton, Inglewood and Egmont Village the worst-affected areas.

The Fire Service says most of the calls were for leaking roofs and blocked drains.

Flooding also affected some roads.