August 16, 2011
van rescued from mud on Burnham-On-Sea beach
council cleaning vehicle had to be rescued from Burnham-On-Sea
beach on Tuesday (August 16th) after it got stranded in soft sand
One of Sedgemoor District Councils Clean Surroundings vans
became trapped at 2.30pm when its wheels sunk into the sand during
a beach clean-up, as pictured here.
team called for the help of Burnham rescue charity BARB, whose
tractor quickly hauled the vehicle free.
"A week of very high tides has made parts of the beach very
sticky, so motorists do need to take extra care if driving on
the sand," BARB Operations Manager Mike Lowe told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"We were happy to help by quickly pulling the vehicle free."
Pictured: The tractor pulled the stranded vehicle out of the
mud on Burnham beach, as below
Official BARB Web site