VIDEO – VIDEO York Rescue Boat rescue boat
(Upgraded 6:28pm 6th October 2017)
The York Rescue Boat team came at Tadcaster earlier this evening (Friday) to operate in collaboration with Tadcaster Flood Group to recover a stranded pedalo close to the weir.
It was made its way.
The team say they wanted to help out so place themselves at risk and children don’t choose to save it.
VIDEO CLIP – Tadcaster Flood Action Group footage
A Tadcaster Flood Action Group spokesperson stated
It is Operation pedalo, TFAG working on the Wharfe to retrieve the boats that went missing on ancient in September of Otley with YRB.
Nothing gets passed Tadcaster.
Minster FM news on 13th September 2017
Residents in Tadcaster have been told to not try and recover ships which are currently heading down the River Wharfe.
Town Council have dropped row boats and pedalos, and they’re making their way down the river.
The Fire Service have stated that it is too dangerous a job for residents to regain the ships themselves.