A MAN in his 70s was rescued from a flooded property on New Year's Eve. 

The emergency services were called to Hawford Wood, Ombersley, at 9.35pm on Sunday night, (December 31). 

A water first responder crew from Tenbury Wells Fire Station and a water rescue vehicle from Hereford Fire Station attended and managed to gain entry to the property that was surrounded by flooding. 

One ambulance, two paramedic officers and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) also attended the scene.

A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "A man in his 70s was rescued from the property using a sled and handed over to the care of the ambulance service."

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A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called to a medical emergency at a private address on Hawford Wood, Ombersley in Droitwich.

"Upon arrival we found a man.

"He was assessed by ambulance staff and was in a potentially serious condition. He was conveyed to Worcester Royal Hospital for further assessment.”

Firefighters left the scene at 9.35pm.