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Police request to assist in search for missing fisherman, Eskmeals area. Coastguard, Inshore Lifeboats, Police dog and Royal Navy helicopter also involved. The incident was being run from the gun range site by a Police POLSA Officer. 14 Wasdale MRT, including 2 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus a further 6 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus 4 local canoeists (Copeland Canoe Club) and searched areas around the coast, dunes and river banks in that area. The missing person was not found and search continued the following day by the police/coastguard.

Incident started at 11:00. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved.