Coastguard exercise illuminates night sky
series of flares were fired into the sky to illuminate Burnham-On-Sea's
coastline on Wednesday evening (April 8th) during a Coastguard
from Burnham and Weston took part in a successful joint exercise
with BARB Search & Rescue on Burnham beach.
number of different sea and mud rescue scenarios were rehearsed
during the event to assess the teams.
exercise is held each year near the start of the tourist season
as the crews prepare for a busy few months ahead.