Report of a red flare alerts Stranraer lifeboat
Stranraer Lifeboat was tasked at 1.04am on 11 February by CGOC Belfast Coastguard to a report of a red flare sighted in North Lochryan.
Stranraer inshore lifeboat quickly launched and headed across the loch and carried out a search north. Once we reached the top of the loch we then crossed and searched the west side heading south.
After a complete search was carried out Belfast Coastguard were happy to stand down the search and rescue teams. Also in attendance was Stranraer Coastguard and Ballantrae Coastguard Rescue Team.
Stranraer inshore lifeboat was made ready for service at 3.20am.
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