Weekend Incidents

WILDERNESS: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: At 15h12, Saturday, 09th February, NSRI Station 23 Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports from members of the public at a Touws River campsite, Wilderness, of bystander CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts being conducted on a man up the river from the camp site. Our NSRI rescue


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Scuba diver rescued has sadly passed away

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NSRI have learnt with sadness that the scuba-diver, a 26 year old Edgemead man, has succumbed to injuries in hospital and passed away on Sunday afternoon. Condolences are conveyed to family and friends. Original media release follows… SIMON’S TOWN: Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 15h03, Saturday, 26th January, NSRI Station 10


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Fatal drowning – Mnandi Beach

Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 07h30, Sunday, 20th January, NSRI Station 16 Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Mnandi Beach. The NSRI Strandfontein sea rescue craft Film Industry Fund Rescuer One was launched and NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to


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Wednesday 16th January Incidents

PORT ELIZABETH: Ian Gray, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 16h10, Wednesday, 16th January, NSRI Station 6 Port Elizabeth duty crew and EC Government Health EMS were placed on alert following reports from a fishing trawler heading towards Port Elizabeth from fishing grounds with a 31 year old local crewman onboard suffering a head


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Humpback whale rescued in a disentanglement operation

SAWDN – Dassen Island – Thursday, 06th December. Humpback whale rescued in a disentanglement operation: Mike Meyer, Director of Operations, SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) said: At 08h45, Thursday, 06th December, SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) volunteers were activated following reports from a fishing boat of a whale entangled in fishing line and rope off-shore of Dassen


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East London: 2 Men missing in the surf

NSRI East London Lotto Rescue Runner

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 15h30, Thursday, 06th December, NSRI East London duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Eastern Beach. The sea rescue craft Lotto Rescue Runner was launched and our sea rescue vehicle with NSRI rescue swimmers, the SA Police Services K-9 Search and


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