Barry Dock inshore lifeboat tasked to people in difficulty in the water.
The RNLI volunteer crew launched to reports of five people in difficulty in the Old Harbour in Barry.
Once on scene communication was received from the Barry coastguard team that the casualties were ashore but medical assistance might be required. Medical assistance was given by the RNLI crew until the Welsh ambulance service arrived on scene.
Please be aware of local tidal conditions and dangers before entering the water.
Key facts about the RNLI
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 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and 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.