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National – Saturday, 23 January. Incidents: KOMMETJIE:Kelly Ann Irving, NSRI Kommetjie deputy station commander, said:At 10h54, Friday, 22 January, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following reports of a surfer injured on the shoreline at The Ledge, Outer Kom, Kommetjie.It appears that the 33 year old male, from Kalk Bay, collided into rocks while surfing.NSRI Kommetjie medics and CMR (Cape Medical Response) ambulance services responded to the scene and treated the man for injuries sustained after he sustained injuries from colliding into rocks while surfing.The man was transported to hospital by CMR ambulance in a serious but stable condition and he is expected to make a full recovery.TABLE BAY:Paula Leech, NSRI Table Bay duty controller, said:At 18h58, Friday, 22 January, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated following reports from Transnet Safety and Security officers of a drowning in progress at H Berth, Port of Table Bay.A man, aged in his 30's, believed to be from the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, may have fallen into the water from the dock side.NSRI Table Bay duty crew prepared to launch the sea rescue craft Spirit of Day and NSRI rescue swimmers, St John's ambulance services, SA Police Services, CoCT (City of Cape Town) Fire and Rescue Services Dive Unit, WC Government Health EMS rescue squad and ambulance, a Police Dive Unit and Metro Police responded to join Transnet Safety and Security officers who were on the scene.2 NSRI rescue swimmers entered the water and rescued the man to the shore and he was treated for hypothermia and transported to hospital by EMS ambulance in a stable condition.ST FRANCIS BAY:Sarah Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said:On Friday, 22 January, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated at 11h56 to patient evacuate a Port Elizabeth fisherman suffering an illness on a Chokka fishing boat.The sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II was launched and Private Care ambulance services were activated to stand-by at our sea rescue station.We rendezvoused with the fishing boat off-shore of Hysklip and the fisherman was transferred onto our sea rescue craft.In the care of our NSRI medics he was brought to our NSRI sea rescue station in the Port of St Francis and he was transported to hospital by Private Care ambulance in a stable condition for further medical care.Then at 22h20 our NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated to patient evacuate a Port Elizabeth fisherman suffering injuries sustained after he fell onboard a Chokka fishing vessel.The fisherman fell and injured himself after experiencing a medical illness onboard the vessel.The sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II was launched and Private Care ambulance services were activated to stand-by at our sea rescue station.We rendezvoused with the fishing boat off-shore of Oyster Bay and the fisherman was transferred onto our sea rescue craft.In the care of our NSRI medics the fisherman was brought to our NSRI sea rescue station in the Port of St Francis and he was transported to hospital by Private Care ambulance in a stable condition for further medical care.
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