New mountain rescue base will 'save lives'

Volunteer mountain rescue team Western Beacons says that lives will be saved thanks to their new Pontardawe base.

The team, which is manned by volunteers and paid for by charitable donations, will operate out of Pontardawe Fire Station as part of a partnership with Mid and West Wales Fire Service.

Western Beacons Mountain Search & Rescue Team covers some 2,400 square miles of Wales. Credit: ITV Cymru Wales