Fire and Ice Team return.(News)(Brief article)


Firefighters from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have returned from a week's intensive 'Artic' training with the Royal Marines.

The trip was to help the team prepare for their expedition to 'Deadly Denali' the highest mountain in North America later on this year. The team is hoping to raise a substantial amount of money for the Fire Fighters Charity.

During the trip to Mjolfell, Norway, the team were given training on avalanche recognition and rescue, survival in Arctic conditions, how to build snow holes, cross country skiing and crevasse rescue. …

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