BARB helps fellow rescue charity after major fire
BARB Search & Rescue has come to the aid of an independent rescue
charity in Wales which lost much of its life-saving equipment in
a devastating fire.
BARB heard about the major fire at Central Beacons Mountain Rescue
Team in November which caused £500,000 worth of damage
it wanted to help.
BARB got in touch with the charity to find out what equipment it
needs to replace and offered to donate several surplus water rescue
kits, which are unused due to upgrades over time.
week, two of the Welsh charity's members, Marc Benson and Greg Brown,
visited Burnham-On-Sea to receive the kit.
thanked BARB for the "generous donation," saying: "Our
water rescue gear was destroyed in the fire at our base, so enormous
thanks go to our colleagues at BARB for this wonderful gesture,
as a result of which our water Search And Rescue capability is now
very close to being restored."