Emergency! Teams gather for Ironbridge Gorge ‘disaster’



0 Comments Visitors to the gorge looked on as several training scenarios were played out using live “casualties” who were in fact volunteers from the fire service and RAF reservists.
Exercise Simul lasted nine hours, with those taking part including the emergency services and local authorities.
A host of volunteer search and rescue teams and the Red Cross were also involved as well as community champions who live in the Gorge, specially trained to act if a landslide was to take place. With the Ironbridge Gorge sitting on unstable land, Telford & Wrekin Council said that a landslide was... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 25
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