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York Exercise 14th September

13th September 2012

On the afternoon of Friday 14th September fire crews from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be participating in a training exercise on the River Ouse, in York

The exercise scenario will involve a YorkBoat becoming stranded and passengers requiring rescuing.


Jo Dykes, General Manager from YorkBoat said; “The value of this emergency exercise is paramount. It allows us to work together with the Emergency Rescue Services and practice our emergency procedures as part of our on-going training.”


Watch Manager Dave Ashman from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue who organised the exercise said: “This exercise provides us with an excellent opportunity to practice our water rescue capabilities, and work in partnership with users of the local waterways such as the YorkBoat.”

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