Emergency Callout 28/10/19 27/19

Last night at 22.22hrs the BFRRS emergency paging system was activated requesting the teams assistance with a missing persons search in the Drogheda area.

It was feared that the missing persons would attempt to enter the river Boyne from an unknown location.

We immediately dispatched our inshore rescue boat crew to conduct search operations at various locations and access points to the river Boyne.

We also dispatched 3 of our mobile units and crews to nearby areas of interest within the Drogheda area.

Shortly after 00.25am the crews where stood down due to further information becoming available.

The crews refilled,washed down and restaged equipment awaiting the next call out.