rescue rehearsed at Berrow by BARB and Burnham Coastguards
from Burnham-On-Sea's BARB Search & Rescue and Burnham Coastguard
took part in a major joint training session on Sunday (April 23rd)
to rehearse a beach mud rescue at Berrow.
mud rescue exercise took place ahead of the start of the busy tourist
hovercrafts were used to reach a hostile casualty and an unconscious
casualty far out on the mudflats.
annual training exercise is always a great multi-agency session
with close team working which acts as a valued refresher for the
crews just before the tourist season," said a spokesman.
the event of a coastal emergency, always call 999 and ask for the