La Mercy – Fatal drowning

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At 15h10, Monday, 5 April, NSRI Ballito duty crew, Netcare 911 ambulance services, Ethekwini Municipal lifeguards, SA Police Services, KZN Government Health EMS, local C.E.R.T (Community Emergency Response Team) members and Ethekwini Metro Police responded to reports of a drowning in progress at La Mercy Lagoon. On arrival on the scene


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Gwaing River Mouth – Teenager missing:

Garth Dominy, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said: At 12h51, Tuesday, 30 March, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Gwaing River Mouth. NSRI rescue swimmers responded to the scene in our NSRI rescue vehicle and NSRI crew responded to Herolds Bay where the sea rescue craft Oscars Rescue was


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Glendale – Fatal drowning:

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At 14h15, Sunday, 31 January, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following a call for assistance for a drowning in progress in the Glendale area in the Umvoti river. NSRI Ballito rescue swimmers, with swift water rescue gear and a floating stretcher, the SA Police Services, Police Search and Rescue and


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Saturday, 2 January. Man missing – Kaaimans River Mouth. Fatal drowning – Hermanus:

KAAIMANS RIVER MOUTH: Garth Dominy, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said: At 13h18, Saturday, 2 January, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at the Kaaimans River Mouth, Wilderness. Eye-witnesses reported one man in difficulty in the surf and a second man, a bystander, had launched into the water to attempt to assist.


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Cameras positioned to aid in drowning prevention – Strand Beach

City of Cape Town lifeguards rescue two men who capsized off Strand beach yesterday.

In ongoing drowning prevention efforts a camera has been positioned at Strand Beach for duty controllers to monitor the water as a back-up to the lifeguards watching the water from their lifeguard tower and the lifeguards patrolling the beach. Two Kayakers were rescued off Strand Beach: Shortly after 16h00, on Monday 21 December 2020, Sea


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