NOT SO FUN: A bogged Toyota Land Cruiser
NOT SO FUN: A bogged Toyota Land Cruiser John Ibbotson

Good Samaritans to the rescue during beach holiday

A SOUTH Burnett husband and wife saved a number of four-wheel-drivers from serious damage on Rainbow Beach last weekend.

On Sunday September 23, Jenny Lutz and her husband were enjoying a walk along the beach when they noticed a number of vehicles getting bogged at the entrance to the 4WD area of the beach.

Mrs Lutz said Murgon business owners, Lanse and Leanne Rea, who run Murgon Tyres & More, bravely assisted a number of vehicles from getting bogged.

"They towed, pushed and delivered to safety many bogged vehicles on the beach that day, leaving behind some very grateful drivers," she said.

"They asked for nothing in return and drove away with a smile on their faces."

Mrs Lutz and her husband, who are still in Rainbow Beach enjoying a holiday away from their Gordonbrook home, counted five vehicles the Reas assisted out of trouble.

"There were so many vehicles that got bogged and he just kept pulling them out," she said.

"It was three feet deep and counting.

"One of them even had a jet ski and a trailer on the back."

Mrs Lutz, who is a member of the South Burnett Autism Support Group, said the owners of the Murgon business were always helping others.

"This family are constantly helping the community in one way or another," she said.

"They are always happy to donate prizes to community groups for fundraising events.

"They were there on holidays with their grandkids."

Mrs Lutz said they weren't deterred by the number of bogged vehicles and they were looking forward to getting out on the beach.

"Yeah we are still going to brave it," she said.

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