Casualty rescued in Blackpool sea drama

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A casualty was taken to hospital today after an early morning sea drama at Blackpool.


The search at Blackpool was a team effort

The search at Blackpool was a team effort

Fleetwood Coastguard revealed the details of the rescue by inshore lifeboat on social media.

They posted on Facebook that the team was paged at 04:20 (Friday July 30) to reports of person in difficulty in the sea at Blackpool North Pier.

They said: “HM Coastguard Fleetwood , HM Coastguard Lytham and RNLI Blackpool began a search with Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 936 and RNLI Fleetwood en route to assist.

“They then received advanced care before being taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

“Their condition is not known at this time.”