Two dolphins rescued after getting stuck in the mud

Two dolphins were rescued after getting stuck in the mud near Stanford-le-Hope in Essex on Monday.

The pair were stranded around 200 metres from the shore and helped back into open water using an inflatable raft.

Credit: Essex Fire

It's not every day that you come across dolphins in Essex... so we wanted to do everything we could to help them on their way safely.

Al Green, Essex Fire Service