Fire on Sully Island sparks safety alert for Penarth RNLI lifeboats

Lifeboats News Release

A second call for the volunteer crews of Penarth RNLI station on 4th May 2019.

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Penarth lifeboats 4th May 2019

Shortly after 3:47pm both of Penarth's lifeboats launched to assist emergency services dealing with a fire on Sully Island. Both lifeboats conducted searches of the seaward side of the island to ensure no one was trapped on the island.

RNLI volunteers also provided safety cover for the other emergency services attending the fire. Both lifeboats returned to station at about 5:00pm.

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For further information please contact Andy Berry, LPO Penarth station 07951 051128

RNLI/Andy Berry

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