Gorleston inshore lifeboat and volunteer crews launched to reports of distress

Lifeboats News Release

A shout for help was heard in the Bure Park area of Great Yarmouth.

The volunteer crew were awoken by the sound of their pagers at 2:04am and the inshore lifeboat was launched by UK Coastguard after they received a 999 call reporting that a shout for help was heard around the Bure Park area of Great Yarmouth.

Relief inshore lifeboat (ILB) Pride of Leicester was launched and once on scene conducted a two hour search of the River Bure from Vauxhall Bridge right up to Stracey Arms but nothing was found.

The UK Coastguard believed this was a call with good intent but no further assistance was required.

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