May 5 2011
At 05:00 this morning, the team continued with its joint incident response with Bowland Pennine MRT assisting Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service regarding the large scale moorland fire in the North-Western part of the West Pennine Moors, largely comprising Anglezarke Moor.
We commenced support operations with LFRS just after 05.45 hrs this morning, involving our three deployed Land Rover MR Ambulances and 8 team members alongside BPMRT with two Land Rover MR Ambulances and 11 team members attending throughout the day on a rota / shift system.
The following MRT resources were utilised in todays operation;
- Bolton MRT, three Land Rover MR Ambulance Vehicles, and eight Team Call Out list members.
- Bowland Pennine MRT, four Land Rover MR ambulance Vehicles, and eleven Team call Out list members.
- United Utilities Ranger and Estate Staff members utilising 2 ArgoCat ATVs and Tractor and Trailer with water bowser.
- Salvation Army Mobile Catering Unit.