Incident 86/2009

Late this afternoon at 16:00 our Team Leader Garry Rhodes was contacted by NWAS (Greater Manchester) control regarding the team’s assistance to NWAS due to a high call demand being placed on the service.

The team was able to place at the disposal of NWAS, three appropriately crewed vehicles, commencing at 17:45. A further vehicle was also crewed in case of a Mountain Rescue call, given that three vehicles were directly committed to NWAS ambulance operations.

In total 13 team members were available throughout the evening, with three emergency calls handled on behalf of the ambulance service.

The team was stood down by ambulance control at 21:45 with all members getting back home by 22:30.