Woman rescued by Wells lifeboat
Ian Clarke A woman was rescued by a lifeboat crew after getting stranded off the coast near Wells with the tide coming in.Wells' inflatable lifeboat - the Jane Ann III - launched at about 9.
A 59-year-old woman was rescued by a lifeboat crew after getting stranded off the coast near Wells with the tide coming in and weather conditions worsening.
Wells' inflatable lifeboat - the Jane Ann III - launched at about 9.25pm last night after the Yarmouth Coastguard was alerted to the woman who unsure of her position but believed herself to be on Scolt Head Island.
Helmsman Martin Emmerson, with crew members Ross Fulford and Danny Roberts on board, reached the island at 9.50pm.
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The woman was taken on board the lifeboat and landed into the care of the coastguard at Burnham Overy Harbour at 10.06pm and was reunited with her family, who were staying at Brancaster.
The lifeboat returned to the Wells boathouse at 10.30pm.
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Wells Lifeboat operations manager, Captain Chris Hardy, said: “We cannot stress highly enough to all concerned, but particularly to summer visitors to the area, the importance of checking tide times in order to prevent a potential tragedy.”