More lifeguards for beaches in west Jutland

Lucie Rychla
February 11th, 2016

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This summer, TrygFonden is also opening a red-and-white tower on Hvidbjerg Strand near Esbjerg

In 2016, TrygFonden will deploy lifeguards to 36 beaches across Denmark (photo: olewesth)

More lifeguards will supervise safety on Danish beaches this summer, reports takeoff.dk.

The Danish foundation TrygFonden, which focuses on making Denmark a safer place, will open a new lifeguard tower on Hvidbjerg Strand in Blåvand near Esbjerg.

The rescue services will be provided during the high season between June 20 and August 13.

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Søndervig most popular
Last year, TrygFonden operated 35 red-and-white rescue towers across Denmark and recorded over 60,000 interventions. In 27 cases, people’s lives were danger.

Denmark has over 7,300 km of coastline, with about 5,000 km of swimming-suitable beaches.

According to VisitDenmark, the Søndervig beach in north-west Jutland, which has been one of the most popular Danish seaside resorts since the 19th century, was voted the best beach in 2014.


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