Posted: Mon 6th Jun 2022

Coastguard and Lifeboat scrambled to reported of a person in the River Dee at Saltney Ferry

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 6th, 2022

Volunteer rescue teams from Flint Coastguard and RNLI Flint Lifeboat were scrambled to reports of a person in the River Dee at Saltney Ferry.

The call came in at just after 6pm on Sunday, June 5 from UK Coastguard Control Centre that the person in the water was near Saltney Ferry Footbridge.

Coastguard teams from both Flint and Wirral and the Flint Lifeboat were stood down as they made their way to Saltney Ferry after being told the person was back ashore.

As Flint Coastguard spokesperson said: “Team paged by UK Coastguard to reports of a person in the water in the vicinity of Saltney Ferry footbridge.”

“Whilst en-route, information came through that person now back ashore and assistance was no longer required.”

“All assets stood down.”

“Also tasked : Wirral Coastguard Rescue Team and Flint RNLI.”

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