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#429574 - 6th Sep 2010 11:49pm Emergency services training exercise
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Dear all

A National Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) resilience exercise is to be
held in the UK over the next two days starting tomorrow morning.
Exercise Orion is a national tactical exercise aimed to test the UK's
response to a catastrophic earthquake that simultaneously hits several
parts of the country. There are four simultaneous exercises taking
place within Hampshire, Lincolnshire, Hertfordshire and Merseyside.

Merseyside will be a live continuous 36 hours exercise. The training
exercises happening on the Wirral will focus on the disused branch of
Birkenhead Tunnel which is situated on Rendel Street. Lots of
activity, noise and smoke is expected from 9am, tomorrow (Tuesday 7th
September). The local authority have informed local residents.

The impact on the local area will be:

* The arrival of fire appliances on site
* Vehicles from other agencies to Marcus Street including
Police and Ambulance
* A helicopter is also expected to be in the surrounding area.
The other main location for the exercise is at the Fire Service's
Training and Development Academy in Croxteth. The exercise involves
various organisations including the NHS. The command and control
structures will be established at Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
Headquarters in Bootle. For exercise purposes only, Aintree University
Hospital is the acute hospital involved.

The exercises will be used as a vehicle for assessing at what point UK
USAR resilience is depleted to such an extent, that EU resources would
need to be requested.
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I think I am permitted to post this
so as to keep you all informed
katrina


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#429589 - 7th Sep 2010 7:59am Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: purfek]
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Yeah, they did this at the old tunnel entrance about 6 months ago, on a Saturday. Every mother n his dog was there, Bio units, Para medics, Chemical Response etc.
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#429675 - 7th Sep 2010 3:46pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: hoseman]
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Just got some photos and some video of the helicopter landing on the dockside East Float.
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#429681 - 7th Sep 2010 4:10pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: Hiekel_Essterol]
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Me too smile see other thread "police excorsise"

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#429682 - 7th Sep 2010 4:13pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: Hiekel_Essterol]
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Some pictures from around the tunnel entrance.


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#429683 - 7th Sep 2010 4:16pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: diggingdeeper]
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More from around the tunnel entrance.


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#429684 - 7th Sep 2010 4:17pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Pictures at Exmouth St Fire Station


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#429685 - 7th Sep 2010 4:19pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: diggingdeeper]
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yerr d.d. nice pics man cool
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#429703 - 7th Sep 2010 5:48pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: TRANCENTRAL]
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Emergency services respond to Liverpool 'earthquake' in national training exercise





MERSEYSIDE'S emergency services joined teams from across England today to take part in a major exercise simulating an earthquake hitting Liverpool.

The massive event, one of the largest to have been undertaken, is aimed at testing the response to an "unthinkable" disaster.

More than 200 fire crews and 100 representatives from the police, ambulance and army are taking part in the 48-hour Exercise Orion.



The ‘disaster’ has caused a 40-car pile-up in the partially collapsed Mersey Tunnel, with dozens feared dead.

And on Urban Street, at Merseyside Fire and Rescue’s Croxteth training base, crews are tackling fires and scouring collapsed buildings for casualties.

Five helicopters, including a Chinook, are deploying rescuers and aiding the evacuation of casualties. To provide realism, the casualties include staff, actors and volunteers from Amputees in Action.

A Merseyfire spokesman said: “This exercise is designed to test the response of emergency crews to a unlikely scenario that has a high level of impact.

“Exercise Orion is deliberately being organised to challenge all teams to the limit.”


THE ECHO

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#429706 - 7th Sep 2010 6:00pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: ]
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cracking photos dd happy
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#429716 - 7th Sep 2010 7:42pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: _Ste_]
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Best sausage butties in Birkenhead from that caf thats pictured !!!

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#429854 - 8th Sep 2010 1:09pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: nuddy]
Wheels Offline
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Does anyone else think this could be a cover for something?

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#429856 - 8th Sep 2010 1:18pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: Wheels]
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Originally Posted By: Wheels
Does anyone else think this could be a cover for something?


Ok, don't tell anyone, but there's a fella called Joe who agrees to clean the place up afterwards and gets the scrap value for all the cars, makes a bomb (or is that an earthquake?) shh
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#429858 - 8th Sep 2010 1:43pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: diggingdeeper]
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I rekin DD works for the government wink

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#430162 - 9th Sep 2010 9:10pm Re: Emergency services training exercise [Re: Wheels]
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pics from today









are they making a skate park?

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