Many volunteer teams came to the rescue of Cumbria residents during last winter's floods. Photo: Duddon and Furness MRT

Many volunteer teams came to the rescue of Cumbria residents during last winter's floods. Photo: Duddon and Furness MRT

A BBC presenter is hunting for heroes who came to his aid during floods in Cumbria.

Mike Zeller is trying to contact a swiftwater team who rescued him and his neighbours in the village of Warwick Bridge as Storm Desmond struck.

The rescuers came to the aid of the residents of the settlement, near Carlisle, on the night and early morning of Friday 5 December and Saturday 6 December.

Mr Zeller’s colleague Susie Moss contacted grough to try to track down the volunteers, who she thinks may be from Shrewsbury.

She said: “His house is one of a group in a circle surrounded by a circle wall. He is a BBC presenter and would like to come and meet the crew who saved him so he can thank them.”

Anyone with information about the rescue can contact grough by email and we’ll pass on the information to Mike Zeller.

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