A team of firefighters from Cheshire have set off to help in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Nepal that has killed thousands of people.
Six Cheshire staff and a rescue dog are joining a 67-strong International Search and Rescue Team.
The six from Cheshire are:
- Mark Coleman, based at the Service’s Headquarters in Winsford.
- Alexander Hayes, based at Crewe Fire Station.
- Stuart Deveraux, based at the Service Headquarters.
- John Turner, based at Chester Fire Station.
- Daz Tennant, based at Chester Fire Station.
- Steve Buckley, based at Knutsford Fire Station.
- The Service's search and rescue dog, Bryn.
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A Lancashire charity which runs a school in Nepal has appealed to help as it supports the earthquake recovery effort.