Penarth RNLI called to Sully Island
Penarth RNLI were tasked on Friday (26 May) just after 6pm to investigate two people thought to be on Sully Island.
The station's D class lifeboat with three volunteer crew members, who confirmed there were two people camping on the island overnight.
Jason Dunlop, Penarth RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, said: 'If you are staying overnight please let Milford Haven Coastguard know on 01646 690909.
'This was a false alarm with good intent and we again worked closely with our colleagues from Penarth Coastguard Rescue Team.'
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For more information please contact Andy Berry, Lifeboat Press Officer for Penarth RNLI, on 07951 051128, or Chris Cousens, RNLI Press Officer Wales, on 07748 265496 / Chris_Cousens@rnli.org.uk.
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