Search

Two women and dog saved from incoming tide by lifeboat

PUBLISHED: 21:49 18 July 2019 | UPDATED: 08:52 19 July 2019

Wells lifeboat are looking for new volunteers both on and offshore in preparation for a new state of the art lifeboat. Photo: Simon Finlay

Wells lifeboat are looking for new volunteers both on and offshore in preparation for a new state of the art lifeboat. Photo: Simon Finlay

A north Norfolk lifeboat was called to rescue two people and a dog who were cut off by the incoming tide.

Two women who were walking with their dog in the late afternoon today (Thursday, July 18), were cut off by the rising tide near Burnham Overy Staithe and had to be rescued by a crew from the Wells lifeboat station.

You may also want to watch:

A spokesperson for the RNLI said: "The UK Coastguard was alerted and the Wells inshore lifeboat was launched at 5.40pm.

"The lifeboat crew picked the two women and their dog up and took them back to safety.

"No one was hurt in the incident."


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Norfolk News. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the North Norfolk News