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Work continues on damaged dam as police warn residents they must evacuate

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Work continues on damaged dam as police warn residents they must evacuate

Work continues on damaged dam as police warn residents they must evacuate

Emergency work to prevent a damaged dam from bursting is continuing, as residents refusing to evacuate their homes were criticised for putting lives at risk.

A senior police officer warned there could be “catastrophic” consequences if the dam at Toddbrook Reservoir collapses while people remain within the evacuation zone in the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge.

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