RNLI rescues two people and dog trapped by the tide in Exmouth

Two people and a dog trapped by the tide had to be rescued by Exmouth RNLI.

The stricken duo and their four-legged friend called for help after getting stranded between Orcombe Point and Sandy Bay.

Exmouth’s inshore lifeboat was launched at around 6.30pm on Saturday, July 10, after being alerted by the coastguard.

The casualties were safely put ashore….none suffered any injuries or required medical attention…

Helm Roy Stott and volunteer crew James Searle and Ed Thomas and quickly made their way to the scene.

“They made contact with the casualties and took them on board the lifeboat,” said and Exmouth RNLI spokesperson.

“The lifeboat returned to Exmouth where the casualties were safely put ashore at 6.45pm.

“None suffered any injuries or required medical attention.”

RNLI safety advice for water users and pedestrians walking along the shoreline can be found here.

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