With statistics revealing that two and a half times the number of people die in water than dwelling fires, FIRE spoke to Royal Berks’ Water Rescue lead Jess James about the importance of April’s Water Safety Week as the RBFRS launched the week with an exercise on the River Thames.

Watch highlights below or subscribe to May 2015's FIRE Magazine for more on CFOA's Water Safety Week - www.fire-magazine.com/fire-magazine/: