Anger as engine is damaged on Strabane Community Rescue Service boat

strabane rescue boat

There is anger after an attempt was made to steal the engine from the Strabane Community Rescue Service boat.

While those responsible were unsuccessful in their attempt to steal the engine, it was badly damaged in the incident.

Local Councillor Brian McMahan says the incident further highlights the need for a secure compound to house the rescue boat adjacent to the river to allow for rapid access in emergency situations

He says the attempted theft is in stark contrast to those that volunteer their time and effort to save lives in Strabane..................