Flashing light sparks coastguard alert
PUBLISHED: 12:29 25 October 2010
COASTGUARDS received a 999 call from a concerned resident near Axminster, on Friday night, to report seeing a flashing light at sea.
It was quickly established that the informant was looking at Start Point lighthouse, some 36 miles away, on a night when the visibility was exceptionally good.
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