Over the second weekend of January 2005, severe storms battered much of North-West Britain. There was widespread flooding in Carlisle, with the City Centre being completely cut off at one point. As a result of this, a number of 'New Dimension' vehicles were sent to the City, believed to be from the Training College at Moreton-in-Marsh. All of the ones I saw are shown below, along with the MRV based at Carlisle Fire Station. The Fire Station was badly affected, but apparently not quite as badly as the adjacent Police Station.
I know at least three people died in the area, and many local people have lossed all their possessions. I offer my condolences to the bereaved and my sympathy to those whose homes have been so seriously damaged.
All these pictures were taken on Wednesday 12 January 2005.
PM005 ~ WX54VLO
PM007 ~ WX54VLR
PM009 ~ WX54VLU
As will be noted in the above two pictures,
PM010 ~WX54VLV was almost inaccessible.
However, I have decied to include them for the sake of completeness.
PM077 ~ WX54VNE
Pod off PM077 ~ the rear portion (right hand
side of picture) is the Hose Layer
The legend on the front is:
HFS Hytrans Fire System
Mobile Super Water Supply System
Also off PM077 is this pumping unit
Two shots of PM079 ~ WX54VNG
Carlisle's MRV seen at work outside the Police Station
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