SLST's Emergency Response Team Incident

Sunday 02 September 2018

Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST) was contacted by Tasmania Police at 08:30 on Sunday 2nd September requesting assistance with a possible person in danger off Blackmans Bay Beach after a member of the public reported a male person in distress.

Emergency Response Teams from Kingston Beach SLSC and SLST’s Rescue Water Craft (RWC) Support Services responded.

A male person was retrieved from the water by a member of the public and police assisting prior to the arrival of SLST members.

The incident is under investigation by Tasmania Police.

SLST would like to remind members of the public about the effects of cold water immersion.

For more safety information please visit: https://beachsafe.org.au

SLST's Emergency Response Team Incident