photos: Dog walker and pet rescued from river bank in Burnham
dog walker was rescued by Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards and BARB
on Tuesday (September 3rd) after getting stuck in mud as she attempted
to reach her stranded Labrador.
Prosser tried to wade through thick mud to reach her pet, called
Holly, after it become completely stranded on the banks of the
River Brue at Burnham-On-Sea Yacht Club, as pictured here.
Rose herself became stuck and required the help of rescue crews
after venturing out too far.
managed to attract the attention of a passer-by who alerted Burnham
Coastguards and rescue charity BARB.
was taken onto a stretcher and helped to safety, while Holly was
lifted out of the mud and led back to the beach.
from Bristol, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I am extremely grateful
for the help of the Coastguards and BARB for their swift help
in both our rescues."
was surprised at how easy it is to get stuck in the mud and was
relieved that the tide was out at the time."
The dog walker and her pet being rescued on Tuesday afternoon