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Crew launch again, in a busy evening for the volunteer crew

Lifeboats News Release

A busyThe crew's pagers sounded again at 7.18pm. Falmouth coastguard needed our assistance once more.

RNLI/Niki Brooks

Our crew launched both the Inshore and all weather lifeboats.

The crew got underway and made their way to the Hells Mouth area and were requested to perform a shoreline search for a potential casualty .
Not long after arriving on scene the crew were stood down as the individual was found safe and well.

Both boats then returned to the station and readied once again for service.

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