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Shout Number 35/2011

Date/Time: 12/11/2011 15:23 - 16:05

Called to Kirkcaldy for a Person In Water

People Assisted: 1

The lifeboat was launched following reports of a three year old male in the water at Kirkcaldy Promenade. There was a strong swell in the area at the time.
The lifeboat reached the casualty within 5 minutes of launching and recovered the casualty to the lifeboat. Emergency CPR was performed before handing the boy to an ambulance crew at Kirkcaldy harbour.
Unfortunately the child died soon after arrival at hospital.

Boat Crew: N Chalmers, B Paton, P Lazarczyk
Shore Crew: B Crow, M Davidson