Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station

Joint Casualty Rescue Exercise With TVLB

Tynemouth RNLI volunteer crewmembers and Tynemouth Volunteers Life Brigade members carried out an exercise on board the fishing vessel Luc, alongside North Shields Fish Quay, simulating the extraction of injured fishermen from below decks.

The exercise, carried out on Wednesday March 15th, benefitted both team by giving them an insight into each others different working practices and highlighted areas where joint working and communications could be improved.