Stromness Lifeboat called out to sick diver

Lifeboats News Release

The lifeboat crew were paged at 1048 this morning to go to the assistance of a sick diver in Scapa Flow.

The lifeboat left the berth at 1057 and transferred the casualty on board from the dive boat at 1113.

The crew gave first aid and the lifeboat arrived back in Stromness harbour at 1128 where a doctor was waiting to transfer the casualty to an ambulance for a check-up.

He was was given the 'all clear' and was later spotted walking down the street by one of the lifeboat crew.

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