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Both Burnham-On-Sea lifeboats
launched to find 'missing person'
Burnham-On-Sea RNLI's D Class and Atlantic 75 lifeboats were launched
shortly after midnight on Sunday May 1 to help police and Coastguards
search for a 45-year-old male who was reported to be missing at
full search of the coastline was conducted by the RNLI's crews
until police said the man had been found safe and well and called
the search off. The boats were stood down at approximately 00:30
Lifeboat Operations Manager Martin Cox praised his crew members'
response, saying: "We had a very good turnout of crew members
for this time of night - it was a superb response."
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