Coastguard called out to rescue people stranded at popular Fife route

Coastguard crews, the RNLI and a rescue helicopter are currently in attendance at a popular beauty spot in Fife after two people became stranded.

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016, 5:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd August 2016, 6:33 pm
The in-shore lifeboat has been called out, alongside the all weather lifeboat, coastguard and rescue helicopter

The coastguard received a call at 3.05pm this afternoon to say two people were stranded on the Elie chain walk, and the Anstruther RNLI all-weather lifeboat and in-shore lifeboat were both mobilised, alongside coastguard rescue crews from St Andrews and Leven, and the rescue helicopter from Prestwick.

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A spokesman confirmed that the incident was on-going and the people will receive medical attention.