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Sick Penrith woman 'dropped' in 'ice cold' sea

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  1. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-13154500

    Sick Penrith woman 'dropped' in 'ice cold' sea

    A seriously ill Cumbrian woman was dropped into near-freezing sea waters from a cruise ship as paramedics tried to transfer her to a waiting vessel.

    Grandmother Janet Richardson, 73, was on a cruise along the coast of Norway when she became ill.

    After being treated onboard, local paramedics were called. As they tried to transfer her to the lifeboat she fell into the sea.

    She is currently being treated at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary.

    It is believed Mrs Richardson was submerged in near-freezing temperatures for several minutes before she was rescued.
  2. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    Nothing like a -3 degree F saltwater bath to cool down a fever.
  3. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    Versus what?

    Oh Wait... :D
  4. Yeagermeister

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    They should have had the Time Bandit save her. :laugh2:
  5. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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