#14 – PERSON IN MUD – WESTON – 22/06/2020

#14 – PERSON IN MUD – WESTON – 22/06/2020

BARB’s volunteer crewmembers were called out at 4.03pm by HM Coastguard following reports of a person in the mud in Weston bay spotted by the Weston Seafront Rangers.

Two mud rescue technicians from Weston-Super-Mare Coastguard Rescue Team were deployed with mud extraction kit on our hovercrafts.

Also requested were the assistance of RNLI Weston Lifeboat Station due to the fast incoming tide.

The casualty was successfully transferred via the lifeboat to the care of South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

Also in attendance were Avon Fire & Rescue Service and Avon and Somerset Police.

Our thanks go to Weston RNLI, the Coastguard and HART for their assistance following a mechanical issue at the end of the call-out. This was a great example of multi-agency team working.