Coastguards rescue woman from Instow mud

COASTGUARD teams rescued a woman dog walker who got stuck in the estuary mud at Instow early today (Thursday). Swansea Coastguard received a 999 call at 7.05 am alerting them to the fact that the woman was stuck up to her knees in mud 20 feet from the qu

COASTGUARD teams rescued a woman dog walker who got stuck in the estuary mud at Instow early today (Friday).

Swansea Coastguard received a 999 call at 7.05 am alerting them to the fact that the woman was stuck up to her knees in mud 20 feet from the quay.

Instow and Westward Ho! Coastguard Rescue Teams were called out and used their mud rescue equipment to gxet the woman out of her predicament.

Ambulancce and fire fighters were also called out, but the woman did not require any medical attention after being rescued and went on her way.


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Watch manager Bernie Kemble at Swansea Coastguard said: "The lady, who is local to the area, was out walking her dogs and became stuck in the mud in the estuary.

"Our advice to all would be to take extreme care near soft terrain in estuaries. Please be aware of your surroundings.

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"If you see anyone in trouble on or near the coast, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

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