Lifeboats poised to rescue person “in difficulty” at Blackpool’s Central Promenade

Lifeboats were poised to launch to rescue a person “in difficulty” at Blackpool’s Central Promenade.

Saturday, 2nd November 2019, 9:31 am
Lifeboats were poised to launch to rescue a person in difficulty at Blackpools Central Promenade.
Lifeboats were poised to launch to rescue a person in difficulty at Blackpools Central Promenade.

But the person was seen at the shoreline and brought into land.

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Blackpool’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) had been called out on Friday, November 1 at 8.45pm.

In a Twitter statement they said: “Our @RNLI volunteers were called out at 8.45pm to reports of a person in difficulty central promenade.

“The lifeboats were prepared for launch but the casualty was spotted at the shoreline and our volunteers helped him to safety before handing over to @LythamCG and @FleetwoodCG.”