Incident 12/07/15 -Person attempting to enter the water - 017/15

At 08:02 hrs this morning (Sunday 12th July) 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 area in Drogheda.

 

Our team quickly assembled and a inshore Rescue Boat and crew were immediately launched from our Boathouse on the Marsh RD, while our mobile units and crews where dispatched directly to the scene. 

 

After a short talk with the male by Drogheda Gardaí who were also on the scene they successfully talked the male away from the water side of the railings on the bridge and he taken away by Drogheda Gardai .

 

All units were stood down at 08:45 hrs, after cleaning and re-staging the 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 The Drogheda Coast Guard and  Drogheda Gardai