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 False Alarm 

Shout Number 26/2016

Date/Time: 25/08/2016 21:30 - 00:53

Called to Longniddrey for a False Alarm

People Assisted: 0

The lifeboat was requested to undertake a search of the Longniddry area following reports of a missing vulnerable person.

An extensive search involving Kinghorn and North Berwick lifeboats, Fisherrow, Queensferry, North Berwick and Dunbar Coastguard teams, and Rescue Helicopter 999 took place of the area, in difficult conditions due to thick fog.

The search was stood down when the casualty was located by the police, on land, outwith the search area.

Boat Crew: S McIlravie, M Davidson, P Stather, S Baillie
Shore Crew: J Ketchin, N Chalmers