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Byline: Pwllheli lifeboat crew have worked with North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, the Coastguard and other emergency services this morning to help evacuate five people from a flooded caravan park in Pwllheli, Gwynedd.
Page Content: The Coastguard requested the assistance of Pwllheli lifeboat crew at 8:51am this morning to help evacuate Gimlet Caravan Park which was flooded in the town.   Volunteers from the charity’s Flood Rescue Team were also deployed from St Asaph at 9:15am to help support operations at Pwllheli but the team have now been diverted Llanbedr near Barmouth.

Flood Rescue Team volunteers from across north Wales are now assembling in St Asaph, ready to deploy with another flood boat should they be needed after serious concerns of flooding across North Wales.

Today’s deployment follows only a month after the charity’s volunteers assisted emergency services evacuate residents from their flooded homes in Rhyl earlier in December.   The RNLI’s Flood Rescue team, which is supported by Toolstation, is made up of volunteer lifeboat crew who have undertaken special training in flood water rescue.

Notes to editors
• The RNLI Flood Rescue team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to deploy to flooding events in the UK, Ireland and abroad to perform search and rescue. The team comprises of lifeboat crews from all around the RNLI, who have been specially trained for the risks involved when working in or around fast moving flood water.
• Toolstation, Britain’s leading tool supply company, is supporting the RNLI Flood Rescue Team.
• As a charitable organisation that receives no Government funding, the RNLI relies on donations from members of the public and also sponsorship from organisations such as Toolstation, allowing the Flood Rescue Team volunteers to go on saving lives

RNLI media contact
For more information contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Press Officer on 01745 585 162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk. Alternatively contact the RNLI Press Office on 01202 336789.

Byline: Pwllheli lifeboat crew have worked with North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, the Coastguard and other emergency services this morning to help evacuate five people from a flooded caravan park in Pwllheli, Gwynedd.
Page Content: The Coastguard requested the assistance of Pwllheli lifeboat crew at 8:51am this morning to help evacuate Gimlet Caravan Park which was flooded in the town.   Volunteers from the charity’s Flood Rescue Team were also deployed from St Asaph at 9:15am to help support operations at Pwllheli but the team have now been diverted Llanbedr near Barmouth.

Flood Rescue Team volunteers from across north Wales are now assembling in St Asaph, ready to deploy with another flood boat should they be needed after serious concerns of flooding across North Wales.

Today’s deployment follows only a month after the charity’s volunteers assisted emergency services evacuate residents from their flooded homes in Rhyl earlier in December.   The RNLI’s Flood Rescue team, which is supported by Toolstation, is made up of volunteer lifeboat crew who have undertaken special training in flood water rescue.

Notes to editors
• The RNLI Flood Rescue team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to deploy to flooding events in the UK, Ireland and abroad to perform search and rescue. The team comprises of lifeboat crews from all around the RNLI, who have been specially trained for the risks involved when working in or around fast moving flood water.
• Toolstation, Britain’s leading tool supply company, is supporting the RNLI Flood Rescue Team.
• As a charitable organisation that receives no Government funding, the RNLI relies on donations from members of the public and also sponsorship from organisations such as Toolstation, allowing the Flood Rescue Team volunteers to go on saving lives

RNLI media contact
For more information contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Press Officer on 01745 585 162 / 07771 941390 or email Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk. Alternatively contact the RNLI Press Office on 01202 336789.