More lifeguards for beaches in west Jutland
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.
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.