Cumbria Crack

Man rescued after being cut off by the tide

Morecambe RNLI inshore rescue

At 12.30pm today, Wednesday 10 October, HM Coastguard requested Morecambe’s RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew to go to the aid of a person reported to be cut off by the incoming tide, in the vicinity of Jenny Brown’s Point, near Silverdale.

A Morecambe RNLI spokesman said: “The inshore lifeboat was launched within 10 minutes of the call and made its way to the area; where the crew located an adult male stranded on a rock, surrounded by water.

“The casualty was taken on board the inshore lifeboat and safely transported to shore.

“The volunteer crew then returned to station.”

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