Pier res­cue drama af­ter boat flips

The Sunday Post (Newcastle) - - NEWS -

Four peo­ple were res­cued af­ter their small boat cap­sized yards off Largs pier yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

Ar­drossan Coast­guard re­sponded within mo­ments of the call out at around 3.44pm, along with Largs RNLI.

The res­cue was car­ried out quickly and just one per­son re­quired on-the-spot treat­ment.

A spokesman for HM Coast­guard said: “We re­ceived nu­mer­ous calls that a small boat had cap­sized close to the pier and four peo­ple were in the wa­ter.

“Ser­vices re­sponded very quickly and al­though one per­son re­quired some treat­ment at the scene, no­body was in­jured.”

Largs RNLI

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