Barge fire training exercise

West Midlands Fire Service are undertaking a training exercise today near Tipton, involving a barge fire in a canal tunnel.

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Barge fire in tunnel training exercise for fire service

The first firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entering the tunnel Credit: Twitter/@WestMidsFire

West Midlands Fire Service are undertaking a training exercise today near Tipton, involving a barge fire in a tunnel.

Multiple appliances are being used in the exercise, in the challenging scenario for the service.

A boat about to travel into the tunnel Credit: Twitter/@WestMidsFire

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