Cardigan lifeboat called out to help female at Mwnt Beach

Lifeboats News Release

Cardigan lifeboats were called out by HM Coastguard following reports of a female experiencing problems in the sea at Mwnt

Cardigan D-Class Lifeboat Elsie Ida Mead

RNLI/Tracy Newman

Cardigan D-Class Lifeboat Elsie Ida Mead
Volunteer RNLI crew members launched both the Atlantic and D-Class lifeboats at 4:32pm on the evening of the 1st of July in response to a call from HM Coastguard. When the boats arrived at Mwnt beach the female had been taken out of the sea and was receiving treatment from local paramedics.

The boats then completed a search of the sea around Mwnt beach looking for any further possible casualties. No-one else was found and both lifeboats were stood down and returned to the lifeboat station.

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