Posted: Fri 28th Aug 2020

Emergency services including coastguard helicopter responding to River Dee incident

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Aug 28th, 2020

Update 7am – Saturday: Deeside.com understands the incident is still ongoing and has contacted Holyhead Coastguard Operations Centre for an update.

Update 8.30pm – Friday:  The Coastguard rescue helicopter left the search area and returned to base just after 8.30pm.

Earlier report: Emergency services have been scrambled to an incident on the River Dee this afternoon.

Coastguard rescue officers, RNLI Lifeboat Flint and several police vehicles have been seen at Greenfield Dock.

The Caernarfon based Coastguard rescue helicopter has been spotted over the River Dee performing a search between Flint and the Port of Mostyn.

According to the Flint RNLI Lifeboat website, the crew launched at 4.54pm.

More as and when we get it.

Thanks to Alan Downes for the photograph.

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