Ryde Inshore Rescue Attend Wootton Houseboat Fire

The third incident in seven days.

This in from Ryde Inshore Rescue – Ed

Ryde Inshore Rescue were paged yesterday at 1315hrs, to their third incident in seven days.

Along with the firebrigade and Bembridge Coastguard, they went to the scene of a houseboat fire in Wootton Creek. All persons were accounted for and the lifeboat stood off assisting the other emergency services as required.

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Friday, 19th March, 2010 9:56am

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4 Comments

  1. Michaela's comment is rated +3 Vote +1 Vote -1

    19.Mar.2010 11:03am

    I would personally like to thank VB for always publishing our stories as we send them in. In the past we have had difficulties highlighting our work across the island and knowing how popular VB is I know that our awareness campaign with regard to the independent lifeboats will only get stronger!

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  2. wabbit's comment is rated +2 Vote +1 Vote -1

    19.Mar.2010 11:59am

    I agree. Had a quick look through the VB search and most of the articles are about rescues and fund raising.How about an article for VB about what goes on behind the scenes.The day today running of a station, what is involved?Training requirements?Crews backgrounds?Why become a crew member and how?Maintance? I am sure alot goes on behind the scenes by people who play a vital role to the service,but are not in the public eye.

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