Filming BBC Coast – June 2009

21st June 2018

Bay SAR and Arnside Coastguard filming for BBC Coast with Dr Alice Roberts in the Quicksand

Cockermouth Floods – October 2009

21st June 2018

Probably one of the biggest natural disasters the team has been involved in. Working with Cumbria Fire and Rescue we completed numerous rescues in the Hagglund, working through the nights, with team members sleeping in the vehicles or on the fire station floor.

Signing up with Cumbria Fire and Rescue – September 2009

21st June 2018

A proud moment for the team as we sign an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) to join forces and work with CFRS as a specialist rescue team they can call on when our unique skills and vehicles may be required. Gary Parsons, BSAR Station Officer shown with Callum Graham from CFRS and Tim Farron, MP.

Quicksand Rescue Training with CFRS – 2009

21st June 2018

One of our regular joint services training exercises, with BSAR live casualties in quicksand.

In the event of an emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard (coastal rescue) or Fire & Rescue (land rescue).

For advice call the Team Duty Officer on the 24/7 Direct Number: 0300 999 0333 and if required we will inform the appropriate service.