Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Bridgnorth, Wellington, Cleobury Mortimer, and Shrewsbury to the water rescue exercise.
The training exercise, organised by the Telford-based group support team, involved a number of canoeists who had capsized and were unaccounted for.
1/2 Last night the team facilitated a #WaterRescue exercise in #Bridgnorth 🌊 Scenario involving a number of canoeists capsized and uncounted for 🚣🏻 Crews from @SFRS_Bridgnorth @watch_amber #CleoburyMortimer @SFRS_Shrews attended 🚒 Supported by operations officers from #HQ 🚗 pic.twitter.com/yRzWmz5Yva— Group Support (@SFRS_GST) September 22, 2021
Supported by operations officers the teams successfully located and rescued five casualties, including some live ones provided by Craven Arms fire station.
2/2 A good display of #CommandandControl #TeamWork from all attending including #WFRs and #SRTs 👩🏻🚒👨🏻🚒 to successfully locate and rescue 5 casualties 🤕 including live ones provided by @SFRS_CravenArms 👍🏻 #RespectTheWater #ColdWaterShock #WaterFirstResponder #SwiftWaterRescue pic.twitter.com/pXsf1TOZ7a— Group Support (@SFRS_GST) September 22, 2021