Flare Sighting – Rousse Headland

The St Peter Port Lifeboat was launched at 05:39 this morning (Sunday 5th April 2020) to reports of a red flare sighting from Rousse Headland. The Spirit of Guernsey departed St Peter Port at 05:57 arriving on scene at 06:15.

Weather conditions at the time were good with excellent visibility and calm seas. The Lifeboat searched the area for approximately 2 hours whilst at the same time the shoreline, local moorings and car parks in the Rousse area were checked.

With nothing being found both ashore and at sea and no further information forthcoming, the Lifeboat was stood down and was back on station at 08:19.

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