Major water rescue investment at Todmorden fire station
Todmorden fire station will be transformed into a skilled swift water rescue station as part of £230,000 investment by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority to improve water rescue equipment and training for firefighters across the county.
The move has come as a result of a detailed review which followed the unprecedented flooding on Boxing Day 2015.
Jim Butters, Area Manager for Operations Support, said: “West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has always been at the forefront when it comes to training and equipping crews for water rescue.
“However, on Boxing Day large areas of the... read more
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