beach safety warning after beachwarden and two cars get stuck
fresh warning has been issued about driving on local beaches in
the Burnham-On-Sea area after three vehicles were rescued at the
beachwarden became stuck while attempting to pull a stranded car
out of the soft sand on Brean beach on Sunday.
from Burnham's BARB Search & Rescue was called to rescue both
vehicles, as pictured here.
Ford Mondeo had become stuck in soft sand and the beachwarden had
done the right thing in trying to help but had then got into difficulty
himself as well, demonstrating how easy it is to get stuck,"
said a BARB spokesperson.
we were able to tow both vehicles out and the driver of the Ford
Mondeo made a donation to BARB to cover its costs of attending."
on Saturday night, Coastguards and BARB were also called out to
retrieve a separate stranded vehicle on Weston beach.
advice is to stay on the hard sand in beach parking areas only,
heed the warning signs to keep away from the mud, and also check
the tide times," added BARB's spokesman.