All weather lifeboat tasked by UK Coastguard to a report of craft possibly on fire at Princes No5 buoy. Lifeboat launched at 0520, on route, further information advised that it was the “Buoy” on fire, on scene at 0612, cage of buoy alight, lifeboat used fire pump to extinguish the flames. Coastguard & London VTS advised, lifeboat released and returned to station at 0820. SW 3.
Inshore lifeboat launched at 1613 to report from Kent Police of a body in the river at Rochester, Kent Police and CG teams in attendance. ILB stood down at 1649, just as they were approaching the scene, shore units confirmed to have recovered the body from the water. ILB returned to station at 1749. SSE 3.