Lifeboat volunteers rescue two people in the sea off Rossall Point in Fleetwood

A lifeboat was scrambled to rescue two people in the sea off Rossall Point in Fleetwood.

Sunday, 11th November 2018, 2:54 pm
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 5:29 pm
A lifeboat was scrambled to rescue two people in the sea off Rossall Point in Fleetwood.
A lifeboat was scrambled to rescue two people in the sea off Rossall Point in Fleetwood.

When they arrived Blackpool and Fleetwood RNLI teams discovered a fishing boat had sunk leaving the people in the water.

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Tweeting today RNLI volunteers said: “Our @RNLI volunteers were called out at 12.40pm to two people in the sea at Rossall Point.

“Our Atlantic 85 lifeboat and @FleetwoodRNLI launched and on arrival found that a small fishing boat had sunk leaving the occupants in the water they were taken to safety by Fleetwood lifeboat.”