Lifeboat call for broken down barge

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A lifeboat was launched to help a broken down barge.

The inshore lifeboat, with three crew onboard, launched from Lytham at around 1.20pm on Monday to attend a 35ft canal boat heading west down the River Ribble towards the River Douglas.

The broken down vessel, which had two passengers, was towed into sheltered water and given assistance.

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