Posted: Sun 3rd May 2015

Coastguard Teams from Flint, Rhyl & Llandudno called out to rescue 9 year old girl stuck in mud

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Update: 

Flint and Rhyl Coastguard rescue teams were called upon again today – Monday 4th May.

They were paged at 5:52pm by HolyheadCoastguard Operations Centre to assist with another mud rescue at Conwy Marina.

Whilst en-route Holyhead confirmed the person was out of the mud and to stand down, team returned to station.

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Sunday:

Flint and Rhyl Coastguard specialist mud rescue teams were called into action on Sunday evening after a 9-year-old girl became stuck waist high in mud at Conwy marina.

Holyhead Coastguard Operations Centre paged rescue teams at around 6.30pm on Sunday evening, full mud teams were deployed from both Flint and Rhyl to assist the Llandudno Coastguard with the operation

The young girl was stuck waist high in mud close to the wooden jetty at Conwy Harbour .

Screenshot from 2015-05-03 22:57:20

 

The rescue team from Llandudno set to work creating a safe zone while they awaited arrival of the mud teams from Flint and Rhyl.

Once on scene the Coastguard mud technicians kitted up located and stabilised the casualty, they then set to work freeing her aided by an air lance, a special tool designed to help rescue trapped casualties with the use of either water or air

Once freed the girl was taken back to land and handed over the waiting ambulance medics, much to the relief of a large crowd on lookers who had gathered.

The causalities condition is unknown currently, however Flint Coastguard said on Facebook “All was well but handed over to Welsh Ambulance Service,”
Screenshot from 2015-05-03 23:42:58

 

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