walker and family on mudflats spark call-outs for rescue crews
Coastguards and a crew from BARB Search & Rescue were called
to Brean beach on Monday evening (July 21st) amid concern for
a dog walker and a family on the mudflats.
were alerted at 7.30pm after a woman was reported to be struggling
through mud to reach a stranded dog on the mudflats at Brean.
teams were quickly on scene and confirmed that the lady and her
dog, from Burnham, were unhurt.
the crews were leaving to return to Burnham, they were called
to investigate a family in potential difficulty on the mudflats
at Berrow. The BARB hovercraft flew out to check on their welfare.
in the day, Coastguards had also been contacted to reach a dog
in the River Brue.
The dog is seen here in the distance on the mudflats at Brean
Coastguards on Brean beach at the end of Monday's incident