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"Dramatic Rescue of Stranded Passengers On The River Ouse''.

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7:45am 7th September 2012
(Updated 10:09am 7th September 2012)

'Dramatic rescue of stranded passengers on a YorkBoat on the River Ouse'.

That could be the headlines later.

But don't worry; it's just a training exercise for the fire service.

It's an opportunity for the team to practice water rescue and work with waterway users.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service Statement:

On the afternoon of Friday 14th September fire crews from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be participating in a training exercise on the River Ouse, in York.

The exercise scenario will involve a YorkBoat becoming stranded and passengers requiring rescuing.

Jo Dykes, General Manager from YorkBoat said:

The value of this emergency exercise is paramount. It allows us to work together with the emergency rescue services and practice our emergency procedures as part of our on-going training.”

Watch Manager Dave Ashman from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service who organised the exercise said:

This exercise provides us with an excellent opportunity to practice our water rescue capabilities, and work in partnership with users of the local waterways such as the YorkBoat.”

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