Young Fifers warned about the dangers of open water during the summer

Young people and children in Fife are being encouraged to stay away from open water in the school holidays.

It comes during the Royal Life Saving Society's drowning prevention week.

The Prestonhill quarry in Inverkeithing has seen a number of tragic incidents over the years.

Stephen Lyon from the Royal Life Saving Society has warned that even the strongest swimmers can be caught out by cold shock or sudden drops underneath the water.

Mr Lyon spoke to Kingdom FM News:

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