Seahouses lifeboat crew called to assist ill diver on Seahouses Pier
At 3:14pm on Sunday 18 July 2021, a female called at the Lifeboat Station as the crew were clearing up after a training exercise, requesting oxygen for a young man who had taken ill after a diving trip.
An ambulance attended with Coastguard personnel, and the casualty was transported to the helicopter which had landed near Seahouses Golf Club.
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