Burnham-on-Crouch RNLI called upon to assist Essex Police
The volunteers of Burnham-on-Crouch RNLI were on exercise on Sunday morning 9 February training in storm Ciara in preparation for when real shouts occur in rough weather.
A great team effort by all involved.
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The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.