for teenagers on mudflats causes call-out for rescue services
Coastguards and Burnham's rescue hovercraft were called to Weston
beach on Monday afternoon (July 14th) amid concern for the safety
of a group of teenagers.
beach warden raised the alarm at 3.15pm after spotting the four
youngsters wading through deep mud a mile from the shore with
the tide starting to come in.
was a lot of concern for them given their distance from the beach
and the state of the fast-incoming tide," said a Coastguard
the youngsters were guided back to the safety of the beach and
were unharmed. We urge people to stay away from the muddy areas
of the beach and head warning signs."
from Weston and Burnham were sent to the incident, along with
a rescue hovercraft from Burnham's BARB Search & Rescue.