Blyth RNLI respond to reports of a person in the water
On Friday 14 August at 1.40pm the volunteer crew at Blyth RNLI were paged to reports of a person in the water at Blyth Bay.
The volunteer crew then made their way back to the lifeboat station and the lifeboat was recovered and made ready for service at 2.35pm.
Barry Pearson,Lifeboat Operations Manager at Blyth RNLI said;'Our volunteer crew were requested to launch to reports of a person in the water at Blyth Bay.The individual was recovered safe and well and handed over to the care of the North East Ambulance Service.'
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