St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat tasked

Lifeboats News Release

On Tuesday June 5th at 7.40pm while out on exercise St Davids inshore lifeboat was diverted, following reports of a dog over the cliff around Caerfai Bay.

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Lyndon Lomax

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

Also tasked were a coastguard team from St Davids.

The lifeboat commenced a search of the cliff base where they recovered the dog.

The dog was taken to Caerfai beach where they were met by its owner.

Sadly, the dog did not survive the fall.

The lifeboat then returned to station.

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For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: jimphillipsrnli@hotmail.co.uk or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk

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