Search

Emergency services involved in sea rescue

PUBLISHED: 15:16 09 August 2020 | UPDATED: 15:16 09 August 2020

RNLI Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat. The ILB - Pride of Leicester. Picture: RNLI Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat

RNLI Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat. The ILB - Pride of Leicester. Picture: RNLI Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Lifeboat

Archant

A lifeboat crew responded after concerns were raised for a person in the sea.

Emergency services were alerted following reports that a person was in the sea close to Gorleston golf course.

The Great Yarmouth & Gorleston RNLI Inshore Atlantic 75 lifeboat (ILB) was called out at 7.20am on Saturday, August 8, with police, HM Coastguard rescue officers from Gorleston and the East of England Ambulance Service also in attendance.

A spokesman for the Great Yarmouth & Gorleston RNLI said: “ILB was tasked to a person in the water close to Gorleston golf course.

“Norfolk Constabulary, as well as the local coastguard team, were already on scene.

“It was established that the conscious casualty should be taken aboard the lifeboat and the East of England Ambulance to meet at the lifeboat station.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Great Yarmouth Mercury. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest from the Great Yarmouth Mercury