Coastguards called to sounds of 'cries for help'
Coastguards were called to the town's beach on Saturday evening
(September 9th) after a person reported hearing 'cries for help'.
Coastguard team was called to the beach opposite the Round Tower
Guesthouse at 5.20pm, as pictured here.
first informants had reported hearing the cries for help from an
area nearby on Burnham-On-Sea beach.
talked to the two person who called in the job and carried out a
search of the shoreline as the tide was coming in," a spokesman
confirmed the location of the noise and sent two pairs of Coastguards
to that area of the beach."
no signs of anyone in difficulty despite a thorough search, the
Coastguards stood down after confirming that it had been a 'call
with good intent'.
added that the first informants had done the right thing in calling
999 at the hint of any concern.
Burnham Coastguards on the seafront during Saturday's call-out