Rescue Paths

22nd June 2018

Technically watercraft as well, we have a number of inflatable rescue pathways which we primarily use for working from on unstable surfaces such as mud and quicksand. They are also stable enough to walk on when floating on water, so can also be used in flood situations for various jobs as they can towed, man handled or even […]

SAR Airboat

22nd June 2018

Our long term project! After many years development we launched our custom designed SAR and Flood Rescue airboat. Airboats similar to this are extensively used by US Coastguard and SAR teams, and proved themselves in the evacuation of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. An airboat has no moving parts on or below the water level so can […]

Arancia Inflatables

22nd June 2018

We operate two Arancia A380 inflatable rescue boats with 30hp Tohatsu Surf Rescue spec 2-stroke outboards purchased with a grant from the Big Lottery Fund, both are stored on road trailers ready for fast deployment. The team has a number of qualified Rescue Boat operators, the vast majority of the team are Swift Water Rescue Technician […]

Volvo Transporter/Crane

22nd June 2018

Callsign Bay Mobile 3, A Volvo FH12 custom built recovery truck with a400bhp engine, used for Hagglund transport, but also for specialist heavy rescue work. It is fitted with an extra long slide bed so any type of vehicle can be loaded safely, plus a long reach crane, heavy duty winch and spec. lift. It […]

DAF Transporter

22nd June 2018

We use our DAF truck, callsign ‘BAY Mobile 7’, as a means of deploying our Hagglunds inland as part of our role as an All Terrain Rescue Unit for Cumbria Fire and Rescue & Lancashire Fire and Rescue. These 28ft 18 tonne DAF CF65-220 Box Trucks have specially designed hydraulic tail ramps and raised roof […]

Land Rover Discovery 3

22nd June 2018

Callsign Bay Mobile 5. It is mainly used as a backup response vehicle and to provide cover when the primary vehicles are being serviced ​It is also used to tow our events trailer and Flood Rescue Airboat

Toyota Hilux 4×4

22nd June 2018

Callsign Bay Mobile 2

Toyota Hilux 4×4

22nd June 2018

Callsign Bay Mobile 1. For general use as well as rapid transportation of personnel and their PPE further afield we have two 4x4s. These are also carry medical equipment and can used as ambulances if seated casualties require evacuation from an off road situation where the Hagglund is not required.

Hagglund 4

22nd June 2018

Cargo variant, can handle a 2 tonne payload in its cargo carriage plus 6 crew in the front carriage and has a hydraulic hiab crane to allow us to self load anywhere.

Hagglund 2

22nd June 2018

Cargo variant, can handle a 2 tonne payload in its cargo carriage plus 6 crew in the front carriage and has a hydraulic hiab crane to allow us to self load anywhere.

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.