At on Saturday, Forth Coastguard received a 999 call reporting that a child was in the water off the Kircaldy Esplanade.
Kinghorn RNLI Lifeboat and Kinghorn Coastguard Rescue Team were on scene by and the lifeboat crew recovered a young child from the water in a strong swell.
The lifeboat crew gave emergency medical attention and transferred the child in a serious condition to a waiting ambulance in
. Kircaldy Harbour
Sadly the three year old boy was later pronounced deceased at
. Victoria Hospital