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Seven incidents over FOUR days for the Ardrossan coastguard team

The Ardrossan Coastguard Rescue Team has had a busy few days attending seven separate incidents across Ayrshire with assistance provided to multiple people.

Here's a brief summary of the past four days:

Thursday 27th June: Team tasked to reports of a person in the water in Ardrossan; five persons rescued from Horse Island working alongside RNLI Troon Lifeboat having suffered boat difficulties.

Friday 28th June: Team tasked on incident prevention to provide safety advice to young persons tombstoning at Ardrossan Harbour; attended a multi-agency callout in Irvine as part of Ayrshire Safer Shores with casualty care provided to multiple people; reports of a flare sighting in Seamill.

Saturday 29th: Team tasked to a concern for person call in Prestwick in relation to an open water swimmer.

Sunday 30th June: Team tasked to two persons in the water north of Largs having came off their jet ski. Casualty care provided working alongside RNLI Largs Lifeboat.

The Ardrossan Coastguard Rescue Team is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to those in need at the coast and beyond.


Search and Rescue - it's what we do.

In a coastal, beach or cliff emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

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