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Shout Number 04/2013

Date/Time: 02/04/2013 21:30 - 22:00

Called to Granton for a Misc

People Assisted: 0

The lifeboat crew were on a training session when they spotted a number of white flares over Edinburgh.

The crew reported the flare to Aberdeen Coastguard who requested the lifeboat to carry out a search of the area. On arrival at Wardie Bay, east of Granton, a further flare was spotted inland, over Edinburgh.

The lifeboat was then stood down and returned to exercise.

Boat Crew: N Chalmers, S Wallace, M McGarva, T Wibberley
Shore Crew: B Webster, S McIlravie