Second person rescued from mud

Firefighters talk to the fisherman after he was rescued from mudflats Credit: ITV Border

A second person in less than 24 hours has been rescued from mudflats at the River Nith in Dumfries.

Fisherman Bryce Sneddon was pulled to safety by firefighters this morning.

Fisherman Bryce Sneddon after being rescued Credit: ITV Border

It came less than a day since a woman and her dog had to be rescued from mud at Kingholm Quay.

She had sunk to her waist and her pet was in mud up to its neck.

The fire brigade is urging people to take care near mudflats.

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