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Queensferry RNLI assists two cars in the water in Gypsy Brae

Paged 0742 20/10/2016 to reports of 2 cars going over the sea wall at Gypsy Brae. Once on scene it was it was ascertained that no one was in the vehicles. The lifeboat was then tasked to search the surrounding area to make sure there was no one in the water. After searching for around 40 mins with nothing found, the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station.

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