Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards called out twice in one day
Coastguards had a busy day on Sunday (March 25th) after being
called to two separate incidents.
the first incident, shortly after 10am, Coastguards were called
to help a lady who had fallen off her horse on Berrow Beach.
was given first aid until paramedics arrived on scene and then
the team assisted them in moving her to the ambulance. The casualty
was taken to hospital for checks but no serious injuries were
suspected," Burnham Station Officer Steve Bird told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
in a second incident at 7.45pm, Burnham Coastguards were called
to a man cut off by tide in the River Axe next to Brean Down.
man was located with assistance from a Weston lifeboat. The man
was helped from the river, checked over, and given safety advice
before allowed to continue on his way via a safer route."