Firefighter is Africa bound

Mike Dyson is based at Redcar community fire station Credit: Mike Dyson

A Cleveland firefighter is setting off for Zimbabwe to spend time sharing his skills with Bulawayo Fire and Ambulance service and other rescue teams in the country.

Watch Manager Mike Dyson, who is based at Redcar Community Fire Station, is part of a 14-strong team from fire and rescue services throughout the UK.

They will be supported by students from the University of Central Lancashire.