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Eight, including pregnant woman, rescued from mud at Weston super Mare

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Avon Fire & Rescue are warning people not to venture too far out and remember to check the tide times after a heavily pregnant woman got stuck to her waist in mud and had to be rescued in Weston Super Mare.

A woman, thought to be eight months pregnant, her partner and a young girl aged around seven, were...assisted to safety. The woman was stuck up to her waist in the mud.

– Avon Fire & Rescue

They were among eight people who had to be rescued by Avon Fire and Rescue Service's hovercraft at the popular tourist resort.

A teenage boy was suffering from exhaustion and unable to get to safety and an older male who was with him was trapped up to his knees.

– Avon Fire & Rescue

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Heavily pregnant woman rescued from waist deep mud

A heavily pregnant woman got stuck to her waist in mud and had to be rescued in Weston Super Mare, firefighters said.

A spokesman for Avon Fire and Rescue Service said: "A woman, thought to be eight months pregnant, her partner and a young girl aged around seven, were...assisted to safety. The woman was stuck up to her waist in the mud."

They were among eight people who had to be rescued by Avon Fire and Rescue Service's hovercraft at the popular tourist resort today.

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