Three people rescued in airlift from volcano

Three people have been rescued from a volcanic eruption in which many people have been injured and stranded on a mountain by a Japanese military helicopter. Climbers were caught by surprise shortly before noon yesterday when Mount Ontake in central Japan erupted; this left at least 34 people injured with 12 being seriously injured. Sohei … Read more

Two people and a dog rescued from mud along River Mersey

A man, a woman and their dog have been rescued by Coastguards after they became stuck up to their knees in mud at New Brighton. Liverpool Coastguard started taking 999 calls from members of the public at about 2.40pm on Tuesday 22 July 2014 reporting that the group were in difficulty near the Egremont Promenade. … Read more

Teenage girl rescued from River Mersey by 15 year old boy

Liverpool Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public who had witnessed a young girl struggling in the River Mersey. Liverpool Coastguard radioed all local vessels and requested the New Brighton¬†RNLI¬†lifeboat and the Marine Fire One rescue boat to the scene at around 5.30pm on Sunday 20 July 2014. The Hoylake and … Read more