Third call out in two weeks as heatwave brings people flocking to Runswick Bay

Air Ambulance on Runswick Bay beach

Air Ambulance on Runswick Bay beach

On 23rd August, on a very hot day, on Runswick Bay beach, RBRB Crew received a pager call to deliver the charity’s defibrilator to a suspected heart attack patient on the beach.  Runswick Rescue launching authority notified Humber Coastguard and initiated the Coastguard response.  Coastguard teams from Staithes and Skinningrove attended along with Helimed 99 which was already in the area.  We are pleased to report that the casualty made a full recovery.

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