Kent Fire and Rescue Service and HM Coastguard was called to reports of a person stuck in mud off the Harbour Arm, in Folkestone just after 11.30 this morning, 2 June.

Two fire engines arrived as well as the Water Safety Unit.

KFRS crews used mud paths to rescue a teenager, who was passed into the care of SECAmb.

Low tide at Folkestone harbour – Library image

Following the incident, crews are reminding people to be cautious when walking in muddy areas, as it can be often deeper than it looks.

By Ed

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