Blyth RNLI respond to reports of a capsized vessel
On the 5th August volunteer crew at Blyth RNLI were paged to reports of a capsized vessel on the River Sleekburn.
After a short search and an update from the first informant the volunteer crew located the capsized vessel.
Due to the tide being on the ebb it wasn't possible for the D Class to make it's way closer to assess the state of the vessel.
Liaising with UK Coastguard, the volunteer crew were able to ensure that the local Coastguard Unit from Blyth could locate the capsized vessel and the persons connected with it.
Once it was confirmed that everyone was safe and there were no further issues the volunteer crew were stood down and able to return the station where the D Class was made ready for service
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