Following the kind loan of their training tower for some rope rescue training a couple of weeks ago, the folks at 3M Safety Training generously sent some goodie boxes over for the attendees.
Pictured at their facility in Greenfield are Mick England from 3M (left), and Rob Tortoishell, OMRT. ... See MoreSee Less
Incident No 36 - 19th April
The Team were called by Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service to offer support, along with GMP, whilst they dealt with a number of large wildfire incidents in the Chew Valley area.
In attendance for over 4 hours the team offered advice on the terrain and on the layout of the local hills whilst also assisting with the movement of some of the fire crews in team vehicles.
The team stood down along with the Fire Service at approximately 8:30pm after the fires were extinguished.
16 team members were on scene for 4 hours 33 ... See MoreSee Less
The team were requested by NWAS to locate and evacuate a female walker who had slipped and injured her knee whilst out walking near Yeoman Hey reservoir near Greenfield.
Upon locating the walker and assessing her condition, the team were able to assist her to a team landrover and then onwards to meet an ambulance for transfer to hospital.
11 team members were involved for 1 hr 15 mins ... See MoreSee Less