Blyth RNLI evacuate casualty at Collywell Bay
Volunteer crew from Blyth RNLI were tasked by UK Coastguard to assist in evacuating a person that had suffered injuries at Collywell Bay.
Shortly afterwards both the lifeboat station's inshore lifeboats were launched and headed south towards Collywell Bay.
The D class inshore lifeboat assisted with the evacuation of the casualty whilst the B class inshore lifeboat waited offshore.
Once the casualty was handed over to the North East Ambulance service both the lifeboats left the scene and returned to station.
Barry Pearson, Lifeboat Operations Manager at Blyth RNLI said;'We were asked to provide assistance to the local UK Coastguard unit. Our volunteer crew did an outstanding job in this multi agency response.It shows that the hours of training that the volunteer crew put in, mean that they can perform the tasks they are requested to undertake.'
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