clothing investigated by Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards
Coastguards were called out on Sunday evening (April 8th) after
several items of abandoned clothing were spotted on the town's sea
had raised the alarm at 7.20pm, having come across several items
of underwear and trousers on the steps near St Andrew's Church,
as pictured here.
team was paged by our Coastguards Operations Centre in Milford Haven
- there had been a call from a concerned member of public after
finding a set of clothes abandoned on the beach steps opposite St
Andrew's Church," said a spokesman.
arriving on scene some of the team members donned protective gloves
and inspected the items of clothing."
a brief assessment the articles of clothing were found to be heavily
soiled and the items involved did not point to someone in difficulty,
and there were no visible signs of anyone entering the mud either."
liaised with the ops room and concurred that there was no persons
in danger and therefore we were cleared to stand down and return
again our caring Burnham-On-Sea community was on the ball and dialled
999 asking for the Coastguards."
were happy that this was a false alarm and the person did the right
thing in calling."