Barge and flood rescue exercises put Calderdale firefighters through their paces

Barge and flood rescue exercises put Calderdale firefighters through their paces
 

A massive flood exercise put Calder Valley fire crews through their paces.
Operation Calderdale16, in the wake of the devastating Boxing Day flood last year, was the biggest exercise of its kind for West Yorkshire Fire Service.
Held on Friday, it included a barge rescue from the Calder and Hebble Navigation, the pumping out of flooded cellar and the testing of all of Calderdale’s eight flood sirens.
The exercise also featured the deployment of sandbags, community hubs, flood wardens and a new radio network.
The event was organised by Calderdale Council in case of a repeat of last... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 22
Source: Examiner
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