Two females trapped on rocks
Minehead launched to two people trapped on a rock groyne
The D class lifeboat veered down to the casualty ready for quick transfer due to rapidly rising tide if needed. A crewman was put on the groyne and assisted the Fire Brigade and Coastguard in walking the casualty off the rocks. The casualties were then taken away in an Ambulance.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.