Rescuers show off their dirty tricks in mud training
Coastguard staff practiced their life-saving skills during a recent training exercise, on the mud off the end of Lytham jetty.
Should anybody get stuck in mud, rescuers wearing specialist equipment use a tube to pump water into the mud below their feet.
After freeing their casualty, they pull them to shore on a mud sledge.
Fleetwood’s Coastguard team also carried out drills recently, but in the River Wyre.