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Woman trapped on rocks in Jersey is rescued

Woman rescued from rocks Image copyright Jersey Fire & Rescue
Image caption Rescuers made their way to the woman

A holidaymaker has been rescued from rocks at La Corbiere in Jersey after being cut off by the tide.

Jersey Fire and Rescue's inshore rescue boat was called out on Monday afternoon after reports of a woman trapped near to the lighthouse.

The woman was taken from the rocks unharmed and back to St Helier in an RNLI lifeboat.

It is understood she had been taking photographs and had not noticed the tide surrounding her.

Image copyright Jersey Fire & Rescue
Image caption The woman was unharmed, but cold, Jersey Fire & Rescue said

La Corbiere is on the south western corner of Jersey and is popular with tourists, although the area is known to be rocky with a strong swell. The fire service said the incident highlighted the need for visitors to be aware of the tide times.

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