RNLI members firing rocket across river
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Rockets restore power line over River Dee

The RNLI was drafted in on Saturday evening to help restore electricity supplies to Ballater which has been without power since the storm.

Despite heavy winds and driving rain, Aberdeen RNLI volunteers Bill Deans and Calum Reed used rockets to fire a cord across the River Dee at the Cambus O' May at the A93.

Scottish Hydro engineers were then able to connect up the wires and restore some power to the area.

  • 04 Jan 2016