MIRG EU Large Scale Exercise

One of the objectives of the MIRG EU Project is to deliver a large scale exercise to demonstrate the progress and achievements of the Group which is scheduled to take place in June 2014 using a vessel located ‘at sea’.

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Watch our HUET training

In September the Calais Fire Service had their helicopter underwater escape training in Marseille. A very important part of the MIRG-EU training programme. Want to know how it went? Watch the video made by fellow MIRG-member Nicolas Leclet on our You Tube channel.

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All partners agree on Operations Policy Manual

Today representatives of all MIRG-partners put their signature under the Operations Policy Manual. This manual, prepared by the EU (INTERREG IVA 2Seas) MIRG Project Group, provides the framework to support cooperation between partner states when responding to incidents requiring a Fire & Rescue Service response at sea.

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Practicing in Calais

The second team from Belgium has had its training session on the simulator in Calais. The twelve men are now familiar with the embarkation procedures and strategies that can be followed to contain a fire.

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Here we are

 

The first training sessions were held in Calais in June. The MIRG teams from Zeeland, France, England and Belgium now know what they can expect when they’re called to duty. We took the pictures of the teams on the simulator.

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