UK: Hampshire Firefighters Test Fire Fighting Tactics Onboard HMS Victory

first_img View post tag: Tactics Back to overview,Home naval-today UK: Hampshire Firefighters Test Fire Fighting Tactics Onboard HMS Victory View post tag: UK View post tag: Hampshire Hampshire firefighters have tested their procedures and emergency planning on board Britain’s oldest warship, HMS Victory, in Portsmouth.Crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service mobilised onto the historic ship, which attracts around 350,000 visitors per year, as if a real fire had broken out. The exercise assessed fire fighting tactics, tested command and control protocols as well as liaison with the Royal Navy.Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Group Manager for Portsmouth, Dave Smith, said:“The Victory is a Portsmouth icon so we need to ensure the ship is protected and that local crews are familiar with its layout, and given the opportunity to assess procedures and test emergency planning in the event of an incident on-board.”[mappress]Naval Today Staff, November 26, 2012; Image: RN View post tag: Firefighters View post tag: News by topic View post tag: fire Training & Education November 26, 2012 View post tag: Navy View post tag: test View post tag: fighting View post tag: HMS View post tag: Victory View post tag: Naval View post tag: Onboard UK: Hampshire Firefighters Test Fire Fighting Tactics Onboard HMS Victory Share this articlelast_img