A crowd of 2,500 people descended on Burnham's seafront on Saturday July 16th to support the crews of six Somerset emergency rescue services and watch them perform two dramatic rescue demonstrations. On this page we round up the day with a selection of photographs. Also see a report here.
Pete Emery being interviewed by one of BCRFM's presenters.
RNLI crew members next to their D-Class lifeboat.
St John Ambulance's Keith Gough with Paula Pocock and Charlotte Aldred.
The Costguard's Robin Hewlett preparing the mud rescue team's sled.
BARB fundraisers Audrie and Bernard Aitken on their stall.
BARB crew members under their gazebo.
BARB fundraisers Irene Parker, Sue White, Barbara Dorrell, Katie White and Les White.
Gill Udall and Stuart Nichols on their Community Policing Unit stand.
Crowds gather around the St John Ambulance stand during the event.
RNLI Supporters Group members Jendy Weekes, Catriona Newman, Dot and Roy Haul, Erica and Mike Karlstaedt.
Fundraisers Clare Miller (wife of BARB chairman Alan Miller) with Gary and Sally Weston on their greetings cards stall.
BARB crew members Pete and Paul with two young hovercraft supporters Megan and Drew.
Pete Emery presents a prize of £50 to raffle winner Sue Russell. The other raffle winner was Clare Miller.
Crew members from BARB and the Coastguard gather on the stage of the BCRFM stand to celebrate another successful ESCAPE Day event.
Crooner Pete Emery is on top form again with the BCRM presenters.
BARB crew members, with chairman Alan Miller in the centre, celebrate another successful ESCAPE Day.
Download the 2005 ESCAPE Day Programme here [PDF Document]