Third callout in 24 hours for Troon RNLI volunteers
Just over 12 hours from the last callout, and the third callout in 24 hours for the crew came at 12.50pm on Monday 5 September 2022, as the lifeboat crew pagers were once again activated after reports of a person in difficulty in the water at Prestwick
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.
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