Incident 11/02/16 – Person Attempting To Enter The Water 05/16

At 21:13 hrs this evening (Thursday 11th February) The Boyne Fishermen's Rescue & Recovery Service emergency paging system was activated reporting a male attempting to enter the water from the Bridge of Peace in Drogheda.
Our inshore Rescue Boat and crew were preparing to launch from our Boathouse on the Marsh RD, while our mobile units and crews were dispatched directly to the scene.
On arrival our scene crew observed that Drogheda Gardai had removed the male from the water side of the railings.
Our team was stood down and the units returned to the Marsh Road Base. Cleaned, and restaged their equipment to have it ready for the next call out.
On scene at today’s incident along with the Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service were Drogheda Gardai and National Ambulance Service.