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Coastguard called out over 'boat in distress'

SIRENS filled the air around Stranraer this morning as Coastguard units mobilised when a boat was reported in distress on Loch Ryan. Our pictures show Coastguard vehicles close to the shore at Stranraer Golf Club. A Marine Coastguard Agency spokeswoman told the Free Press: "On investigation the small vessel believed to be in distress was not in distress. "This was a false alarm with good intent."

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