Incident 29/07/17 Person Attempting to enter the water 10 /17

At 18:00 this evening (Saturday 29th July) The Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service emergency paging system was activated to the reports of a male on the river side of the railings on the bridge of peace in Drogheda.

On arrival of the scene crew they observed a male on the river side of railings attempting to enter the water,while an inshore rescue boat was launched and on route.

With the combined efforts of Drogheda Gardai and members of the B.F.R.R.S the male was successfully removed from the railings and prevented from entering the water.The male was handed over to the Drogheda Gardai .

All units were stood down and returned to their Marsh Road Base where they Cleaned and restaged their equipment to have it ready for the next call out.