Cold snap causes burst water pipes and flooding in Havering

Firefighters were called out to a number of burst water pipes and flooding caused by the chilly conditions.

Crews attended up to a dozen incidents overnight on Sunday February 12 and Monday February 13 (today).

A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said: “In these conditions people need to make sure that their pipes are well insulated.

“We do get a lot of call outs this time of year but by taking very simple steps people can prevent it happening.”

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