Lytham HM Coastguard’s Two Early Morning Rescues Of People In The Sea

Lytham’s HM Coastguard volunteers were called out at 8.32 a.m. yesterday (Saturday 28th August) to assist Blackpool Police to a person in the water near the Pleasure Beach. On arrival the casualty was in the water so two Coastguard volunteers, one from HM Coastguard Lytham, one from HM Coastguard Fleetwood, entered the water, to assist the person to safety, who was then passed into the care of the police. (Headline featured photograph)

Then early this morning (Sunday 29th August) at 6.17 a.m. HM Coastguard Lytham, together with the police, RNLI Blackpool and North West Ambulanc Service, wer tasked with a dawn callout (picrure below).  Sharing information about the incident, a Lytham HM Coastguard spokesperson said, ‘We were called out at 06.17 to reports of a person in the water around the Central Pier area. We quickly arrived on scene and located the person, the casualty was then recovered from the water and taken back to shore. They were then passed into the care of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. If you see a coastal emergency, dial and ask for the Coastguard!”

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