130 teams from fire services all over the country have started competing in a two-day rescue challenge at Lincoln University.
They are showing off their rescue skills in five different scenarios.
Here they are practising recovering casualties from confined spaces in a mocked up collapsed building:
Another challenge sees teams competing to recover casualties who are injured while trapped at height on the side of a building.
With ladders not allowed they have no choice but to bring in extra ropes to reach those who are hurt and lower them to safety:
More top news
A blast of late winter weather has brought snow flurries to many parts of the Midlands.
A primary school which closed after travellers moved on to nearby land has remained shut for a second day.
The wife of an alleged extremist is due to appear in court accused of helping her husband buy a knife in a plot to carry out an attack.