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Byline: Even at the end of a busy day, there is no respite for the volunteer crews at Rhyl’s RNLI lifeboat station
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At 8.53pm on Wednesday 21 August, The station manager at Rhyl was paged for the All-weather lifeboat to launch.Rhyl’s volunteer lifeboat crew were paged at 8.55 pm to go to the aid of a wind farm support vessel after smoke was detected in its engine room.  
During investigation of the smoke, one of the vessel’s crew sustained a minor injury which was monitored and treated onboard by the wind farm’s own Emergency Response Team. 
The lifeboat came alongside and three crew went on board the vessel to assist the emergency team until the arrival of a helicopter from RAF Valley. The injured person was airlifted and taken to Bodelwyddan hospital. 
The lifeboat then accompanied the wind farm support vessel into Rhyl Harbour.  This was undertaken at slow speed and successfully done by 11.20pm. As all was well, the lifeboat crew returned to station by 00.30 in the morning. 
Rhyl’s coxswain Martin Jones says—
“ All the emergency teams at sea and in the air worked well together to achieve a safe and speedy outcome to this call.”}

Further info from Rhyl Press officer Paul Frost on 07894 105165.

Byline: Even at the end of a busy day, there is no respite for the volunteer crews at Rhyl's RNLI lifeboat station
Page Content:

At 8.53pm on Wednesday 21 August, The station manager at Rhyl was paged for the All-weather lifeboat to launch.Rhyl’s volunteer lifeboat crew were paged at 8.55 pm to go to the aid of a wind farm support vessel after smoke was detected in its engine room.  
During investigation of the smoke, one of the vessel's crew sustained a minor injury which was monitored and treated onboard by the wind farm's own Emergency Response Team. 
The lifeboat came alongside and three crew went on board the vessel to assist the emergency team until the arrival of a helicopter from RAF Valley. The injured person was airlifted and taken to Bodelwyddan hospital. 
The lifeboat then accompanied the wind farm support vessel into Rhyl Harbour.  This was undertaken at slow speed and successfully done by 11.20pm. As all was well, the lifeboat crew returned to station by 00.30 in the morning. 
Rhyl’s coxswain Martin Jones says---
“ All the emergency teams at sea and in the air worked well together to achieve a safe and speedy outcome to this call.”}

Further info from Rhyl Press officer Paul Frost on 07894 105165.