Blackpool RNLI Rescue Woman Who Fell From Central Pier

Volunteers from Blackpool RNLI rescued a woman from the sea after falling from Central Pier yesterday afternoon (Monday, August 21). Lifeboat crews were called at around 2.45 p.m. and two rescue boats were immediately deployed to search for the woman in the water close to the pier.

An RNLI Spokesperson confirmed, ‘Callout out at 2.47pm, Blackpool RNLI volunteer crew attended and launched both D Class lifeboats to commence searches.  Adult recovered from the sea near Central Pier and handed to the care of North West Ambulance Service, also involving Blackpool Beach Patrol, HM Coastguard, and Blackpool Police.’

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