Peel RNLI lifeboat launched to reports of dog fallen from cliffs
Peel RNLI's all-weather lifeboat Ruby Clery was launched on Monday (25 July) at about 6pm to search for a dog which had fallen over the cliffs at the back of Peel Hill.
The lifeboat and its volunteer crew, under the command of Coxswain Frankie Horne, searched very close inshore and at a distance but unfortunately nothing was found and the lifeboat was released to return to station.
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The attached picture shows Peel RNLI all-weather lifeboat Ruby Clery searching for the dog. Credit RNLI/Peel
For more information please Malcolm Kelly, RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer at Peel on 01624 842731 or 07624490251. Alternatively, please contact Chris Cousens, RNLI Press Officer for the West on 01745 585162 or 07748 265496 or the RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.
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