Swimmer pulled from sea in Swanage in early hours

Emergency services were called just after 1 am in the morning, following reports of a person in trouble in the water by the Stone Quay in Swanage.

The Swanage inshore lifeboat launched at 1.16 am on Sunday 8th August 2021 and quickly arrived at the Stone Quay to the south of Swanage Bay.

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Also there were volunteers from Swanage Coastguard, Dorset Police and South Western Ambulance Service.

Stone Quay in Swanage
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The Stone Quay in Swanage

“Pulled from the water by another person and some fishermen”

Swanage Coastguard reported:

“Arriving on the scene, Dorset Police officers had located one person on the steps, pulled from the water by another person and some fishermen.

“Colleagues from South Western Ambulance Service provided treatment to both people that had been in the water, taking one to hospital.”

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