BURRY Port RLNI were called out yesterday, Sunday (May 13) to assist three people who were cut off by the tide at Llanelli beach.
Press officer Alun Wells said: “At 15:29 this afternoon, we were paged by UK Coastguard for launch to assist 3 persons cut off by the tide with one person reported being in the water off Llanelli Beach.
“The D class ‘Diane Hilary’ was launched, crewed by Gary Morgan, Rhydian and Osian Bowen. During the launch another ‘cut-off’ was reported for 2 persons stranded near Pembrey Old Harbour. The Atlantic Lifeboat ‘Alan & Margaret’ was launched crewed by Nick Jones, Titch Evans and Nathan Gower.
“The D class at Llanelli Beach, where it was reported that all casualties had made it to safety however there had been a large number of public calls to ensure that no-one was left in the water. Rescue Helicopter 187 was tasked to make a sweep of the area along with the D class.
“In the meantime at Pembrey Old Harbour, the two casualties were located and returned to the Boathouse, uninjured but a little wet.