Incident 05/10/18 Person Reported in the Water 19/18


At 19.17 pm yesterday evening ( Friday 5th October) while in the process of our change 4 Life collection.

The Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service emergency paging system was activated to the reports of a person after entering the river Boyne from the Docks area of the town .

Immediately we dispatched various crews including our inshore rescue boat crew ,Mobile units and Scene crews including rescue swimmers to the location of the incident.

A prompt response from the scene crew on arrival they observed a male on the rivers edge who had made his way out of the water with the help of members of the public.

Members of the on scene crew provided first aid treatment for the male then handed over to the awaiting National Ambulance Service

All units were stood down and returned to base.