Rescue Services

Derbyshire Mountain Rescue Team set to record busiest year on record following increase in calls

While the Derby Mountain Rescue Team responding to incidents at Shirebrook, Bakewell, Wirksworth, Darley Dale, Cromford, Carsington, Winster, Youlgreave, Ripley, Heanor, Ilkeston and Belper, typically receive calls for around 60 incidents at during an average year – 2021 is expected to be much higher. So far, the team, which is called in to help walkers who have fallen or suffered ...

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Huge response from emergency services as men are pulled from the water at Crosby Beach

Men were pulled from the water at Crosby Beach after getting into trouble this evening. Emergency services rushed to the popular Merseyside location after the incident. Firefighters assisted the RNLI and Coast Guard as a search operation was launched around 7 p.m. The condition of the men is currently not known. Get the latest updates from all over Greater Manchester ...

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Democrats turn to drug spending to save infrastructure deal

Negotiators are looking for billions of dollars in revenue for the infrastructure package now that Republicans have rejected the idea of ​​strengthening the IRS, which lawmakers say could bring in up to an additional $ 100 billion over a decade . One solution could be the repeal of a Trump administration rule at the end of 2020 that would radically ...

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three dead after being pulled from the water

Three people have died after being pulled from the water by emergency services on the hottest day of the year so far. Teenagers died in Greater Manchester and Oxfordshire on Sunday, along with a man in his 50s in North Yorkshire. Temperatures have climbed to over 30C in parts of the country, prompting warnings from the Met Office, but the ...

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20 dead in various rain-related incidents in Chembur, Vikroli

17 people were killed today after a wall collapsed on slums in the Bharat Nagar area of ​​Chembur due to a landslide, according to the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) according to the agency. hurry ANI. Two injured people treated and released from hospital, according to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. ” ₹2 lakh each from PMNRF would be ...

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Floods in Germany: huge rescue effort in Rhineland-Palatinate as deadly floods also hit Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

Rapid torrents of water flooded entire towns and villages in western and southern Germany, causing buildings to collapse and leaving residents stranded, police said Thursday. At least 55 people have died in the severe flooding, but authorities have said the number is expected to rise. Germany is the most affected with 49 dead, while six people have died in Belgium. ...

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Intermountain Life Flight Surpasses 2020 Winch Rescue Totals Amid ‘Trauma Season’

SALT LAKE CITY – In line with the emergency response in the West, so far in 2021 Intermountain Life Flight has already performed more winch rescues than in 2020. “Last year (2020) was a pretty normal year, pretty normal numbers for us,” said David Weber, Intermountain Life Flight paramedic. “It’s this year, it’s the post-pandemic summer that seems to be ...

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Manchester Arena investigation LIVE as fire chief admits ‘serious failure’ in response

The Greater Manchester Fire Department chief on the night of the Manchester Arena bombing was testifying today during the ongoing public inquiry into the 2017 atrocity. Officers and personnel responsible for the “command and control” of emergency services resources are currently testifying in this section of the investigation. Peter O’Reilly was the fire chief of the Greater Manchester Fire and ...

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