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KOMMETJIE:At 10h08, Wednesday, 07 June, NSRI Kommetjie dispatched the sea rescue vehicle to a local restaurant where an adult male suffered amputation of his left big toe while cutting a fallen tree that had been uprooted during the storm and gale force winds.NSRI medics treated the man on the scene and transported him to hospital in a stable condition.NSRI Kommetjie have also removed a fallen tree from Kommetjie Road during Tuesday nights storm, and assisted 3 vehicles that were trapped in the surf near to the Kommetjie slip-way, towing all 3 cars to safety, and removing a large signboard that had collapsed and blown into the road during Wednesday.CAMPS BAY and BAKOVEN:NSRI Bakoven duty crew responded to Camps Bay tidal pool at 15h58, Wednesday, 07 June, where an adult woman had been caught up by the high tide trapping her on rocks.NSRI Headquarters also dispatched personnel and the SA Police Services responded.The lady had reportedly been sitting on the rocks for an extended period during today before being cut off by the high tide.It appears that bystanders helped the female to safety and she was treated by Community Medics paramedics and by ER24 ambulance services paramedics but after she refused further treatment the SA Police Services took her in at their Police Station for safe keeping until family could be reached.During this incident NSRI Bakoven and Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services responded to Bakoven where the NSRI Bakoven sea rescue station, flooded by the high storm tide, suffered fire damage to the electrical box at the station.In preparation for the storm most of the equipment and the sea rescue boat Rotarian Schipper had been moved to safety the day before but sadly extensive storm damage and also fire damage (from the electrical box that caught on fire when water reached that height in the base) will require extensive repair work.-ENDS-TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE Bakoven boat shed Pic: Andrew Ingram
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