Saturday 30th July 2022,
North Edinburgh Community News

Five people rescued after getting stuck in mud at Cramond.

Five people had to be rescued after getting stuck in mud whilst on Cramond Island earlier today. 

Emergency services including HM Coastguard, Fire Service, Police, Ambulance and the RNLI Lifeboat all raced the scene just before 3pm today. 

A spokesman for HM Coastguard said: “At around 2.50pm today HM Coastguard received a call from a member of the public to report that they and four other people were stuck in the mud off the southern tip of Cramond Island.

“South Queesferry, Kinghorn and Fisherow Coastguard Rescue Teams, RNLI South Queensfery inshore lifeboat, three HM Coastguard Senior Coastal Operations Officers, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service were sent to the scene.

“All five people were recovered by South Queensferry lifeboat and taken to shore where they were treated for minor injuries by the ambulance.”

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