Ogmore Beach: Mom and child stuck in sand rescued

A wide angle shot of Ogmore Beach on a sunny and clear day Symbol copyright Colin Wilcox Image caption The RNLI’s annual summer time patrols of Ogmore Seaside don’t get started till 30 June

A mother and her three-12 months-antique child needed to be rescued upon getting caught up to their knees in sand on a seashore.

Emergency crews were known as to Ogmore Seaside, Vale of Glamorgan, at noon on Wednesday after the pair become trapped.

The girl and child had been pulled to safety earlier than the “speedy, incoming tide” came in.

RNLI officers stated it highlighted the dangers of soppy sand and those must carry a means of calling for help.

Lifeguards manager Matt Childs stated: “We determined to make use of a rescue board to make a bridge across the comfortable sand to succeed in them.

“The infant used to be passed over to the lifeguards first, and the lady was then capable of loose herself pulling on the rescue board after which crawled across it to safety.

“we might always counsel that in case you are heading out to the coast, always carry a method of calling for assist, despite the fact that you’re no longer planning on going into the water.”

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