Southport Lifeboat & Merseyside Fire and Rescue training on beach


Today a Southport Lifeboat crew took part in a joint training exercise with Merseyside Fire and Rescue (Southport) to practice recovering a person from the mud and soft sand on our beach.

Both teams worked together to learn the best techniques and the equipment to use in each situation.

Below are some photos from the exercise:


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