WATCH: Emergency services react to Shields Ferry ‘fire’
0 Have your say A training exercise has been held on the River Tyne to practice the response to a fire on board the Shields Ferry.
The exercise, which took place on Wednesday, was a chance for the emergency services and the ferry crew to co-ordinate their response in the event of a major incident occurring on the cross-Tyne passenger service.
The mock scene, in mid-river, saw the ferry, Pride of the Tyne, attended by the Tynemouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat, Port of Tyne pilot boat and the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service’s fireboat after crew radioed that there was ‘smoke coming from... read more
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