Mock emergency exercise planned in East Cowes


A major exercise involving the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service will be held in East Cowes tomorrow (Saturday November 17).

The event, which will also involve firefighters from Hampshire, will include a mock road traffic incident with multiple casualties, close to the CeCamm centre on Whippingham Road, between 10.15am and 2pm.

The last mock exercise took place in 2015 when multi-agencies dealt with a collision involving a train. Credit S Clarke

A similar mock exercise took place in 2015, when emergency services dealt with a collision involving a train and a car in Ryde.