Killybegs emergency exercise was a success – Coastguard

killybegsEmergency services would be able to deal with a fire on a cruise ship docked in KIllybegs if it were ever to happen.

A major exercise took place in Killybegs today to test the ability of the emergency services.

Exercise Zenith involved the Coast Guard, Gardai, fire and ambulance services, as well as Donegal County Council, the HSE, the Killybegs Harbour Authority and the Civil Defence.

Derek Flanagan is the Divisional Controller at Malin head Coastguard Station, he spoke to us just before todays operation ended, and he has hailed it as a huge success:

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