Three children rescued by crews on board hovercraft

Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare

Three children have been rescued by firefighters on board the Avon Fire & Rescue Service hovercraft.

Working alongside HM Coastguard and the RNLI crews carried out a search of the beach after two adults reported the children missing after walking out to sea.

Crews located the two teenage girls and a ten year-old boy and brought them to safety.