Plymouth inshore lifeboat tasked to person in water Bonfire night
Bonfire night call out for Plymouth RNLI volunteer crew (Sunday 5 November).
Falmouth Coastguard requested the launched of Plymouth RNLI's inshore lifeboat at 6.48pm to an incident by the Waterfront on Plymouth Hoe. The volunteer lifeboat crew recovered a person from the water before they were taken to a waiting ambulance.
This was the volunteer crew's second shout of the weekend.
Notes to editors
- Plymouth RNLI lifeboat has been operating since 1862. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to www.rnli.org.uk/plymouth
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