Lifeboat launched after 'body in water' alert

PUBLISHED: 06:59 24 August 2015

Lyme Regis Lifeboat

Lyme Regis Lifeboat


Lyme Regis RNLI crew find only driftwood and return to base

Lyme Regis RNLI lifeboat was launched last night (Sunday, August 23) following a report of an object, possibly a body, in the water off Church Cliffs east of the town.

After an extensive sweep of the area driftwood was found at Broad Ledge. A lifeboat crew member was landed on the Ledge rocks and the driftwood was identified as the mystery floating object.

The incident was recorded as a false alarm with good intent. The lifeboat launched at 5.48 and returned at 6.45pm

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