Just after midnight, got the emergency services message that it was heard cries for help from the sea. An extensive rescue operation was initiated.
There was a resident in the area Tjeldstø in Øygarden, who called into the message clock 0033.
– the Caller must have heard the clear cries for help from the sea, enlightened, Helge Lund at 110-pbx.
emergency Services are on site. Volunteer crews are called in to assist in the strandsøk and brannbåten and the Red Cross’s boat assisting in the search in the water. Also the Sea King helicopter is put into the search.
– Resident in the area stated that he has heard four cries for help. He has pointed out an area, and we have set in motion a rescue operation both on land and in the water, ” says operasjonsleder Bjarte Rebnord in the West standings.
– If others have heard the cries in the area, we want that they take contact with us, add Rebnord.
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