lifeboat called out to two people cut off by tide
crews from Burnham-On-Sea were called out at 2.20am on Thursday
morning (June 30th) to investigate two people cut off by the tide
somewhere north from Kilve.
were asked by Coastguards to carry out shoreline searches starting
at Hinkley Point towards Watchet, with Minehead's lifeboat searching
the opposite side of the coastline.
lifeboats were en route and about 3 or 4 minutes away when a lady
and gentleman were located by the Minehead lifeboat.
Burnham crews were thanked for their support, and stood down by
Milford Haven Coastguard Control.
returned to Burnham jetty for recovery by the shore crew, and
a wash-down at the lifeboat station.
Lifeboat Operations Manager Matt Davies said: "Our crews
are available to launch 24/7, and are happy to help whenever required."
RNLI will be holding a volunteer recruitment day on Saturday 9
July, where interested members of the public can come along, without
commitment, to find out how they can further support the charity
- more details here.