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VAAL DAM:Dirk Manten, NSRI Vaal Dam station commander, said:At 20h00, Thursday, 10th November, NSRI Vaal Dam duty crew responded in our NSRI rescue vehicle, carrying fire fighting gear, to a thatch roof house in Johnson Street, Deneysville, struck by lightening that sparked a fire in the thatch roof.We assisted the Metsimahalo Fire and Rescue Services and Disaster Management to extinguish the fire and no injuries were sustained.The fire flared up three times while efforts to contain the fire continued resulting in the thatch apex being stripped bare of thatch to prevent a flare up.Once completely extinguished and deemed safe by the Fire Services the operation was completed at 23h00.Picture attached of the thatch being stripped from the roof of the house to prevent a flare up.newsSHELLY BEACH:Jerry Jackson, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said:At 07h20, Friday, 11th November, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew launched our sea rescue craft Spirit of Dawn at the request of Shelly Beach Control to assist the local fishing charter boat Rip Tide, suffering motor mechanical failure to one of her two motors, at the backline off-shore of Shelly Beach, with 9 crew onboard.On arrival on the scene in two relays we transferred 3 persons and then 4 persons off the Rip Tide onto our sea rescue craft and bringing them safely to shore.During the second transfer we stood by while the skipper and one crew member, remaining on Rip Tide, were able to bring the casualty boat safely onto the beach without incident.With all crew and Rip Tide safely ashore no further assistance was REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
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