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The new Hagglund BV206 Credit: ITV Border

A new all-purpose vehicle has been acquired by Cumbria County Council's Fire and Rescue Service and Bay Search and Rescue.

The Hagglund BV206, based at Cumbria's new fire headquarters in Penrith, will provide additional water, wildlife and extreme weather capabilities.

The Hagglund can transport 19 people and can operate on tricky surfaces like deep mud, ice, snow and water.

Two new rescue vehicles for Penrith rescue services

Two new all-purpose vehicles have been acquired by Cumbria County Council's Fire and Rescue Service and Bay Search and Rescue.

The Hagglund BV206's, based at Cumbria's new fire headquarters in Penrith, will provide additional water, wildlife and extreme weather capabilities.

The Hagglund can transport 19 people and can operate on tricky surfaces like deep mud, ice, snow and water.

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Woman and child fall from ferry

The search continues this morning after a woman and child fell from a ferry on its way from Cairnryan to Belfast.

The coastguard was alerted at around ten past six yesterday evening.

Emergency services have rescued a woman.

She has been taken to hospital and is being treated for hypothermia.

The child - believed to be a baby - hasn't yet been found.