Fire

UKFSSRT exercise week.

The UKFSSRT--made up of teams from 13 fire services across the UK--has held its largest ever training and exercise week at Fort Widley near Portsmouth. The week consisted of intensive training aimed at instructing the crews in the latest rescue techniques and demonstrating new equipment. The Napoleonic Fort built to defend Portsmouth from a French invasion was transformed into an eastern European earthquake disaster zone with collapsed mine shafts, a hillside village buried under tons of rubble, and a town with collapsed blocks of flats. …

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