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D-Class Lifeboat called out after
'body' spotted off Burnham-On-Sea
D-Class lifeboat was called out on Friday February 25th at 8.42am
after a resident reported seeing a 'body' floating near Stert
Island in Bridgwater Bay.
turned out that the object was in fact a large log and, as this
was deemed to be a danger to shipping, it was quickly returned
to shore by the crew of three - as pictured here.
police had been alerted by a walker along the seafront that a
suspicious object had been sighted. Police alerted Burnham-On-Sea
Coastguard, who in turn called on the Lifeboat team to perform
a full check of the scene.
officers from Burnham police watched the incident at the pier
during the call-out (pictured), along with Burnham's coastguard
D-Class returned to shore at around 9:30am.
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