sound warning system installed on Burnham jetty after tragedy
new audible warning system has been installed at the top of Burnham-On-Sea's
jetty as part of a raft of changes to boost safety following a
tragedy last year.
comes just six months after four year-old Dylan Cecil died in
a fall from the jetty last summer. His inquest will be held tomorrow.
sound speakers have been installed on the lifeguards building
at the top of the jetty, facing the beach, as pictured here.
system will help the lifeguards to more quickly communicate with
people on the beach and jetty," Sedgemoor District Council's
Bill Smith told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
part of several changes, including the introduction of new beach
month, Burnham-On-Sea.com first reported here
that RNLI lifeguards would be introduced on Berrow and Burnham
beaches over this year's tourist season. New safety signs have
also been introduced on the jetty building.
Somerset Coroner Michael Rose will be holding an inquest into
the tragedy this Thursday, February 28th, in Taunton.
The new warning system being installed this week on the seafront