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VIDEO: COW RESCUED FROM DITCH AT FARM IN ALVERSTONE

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service worked to free a cow from a tricky situation last night (Tuesday).

Firefighters were mobilised at normal driving speeds to Lower Road in Adgestone at around 20:45 following reports of a cow stuck in a ditch near the River Yar.

A number of resources were mobilised to the scene at Adgestone Farm, including the animal/water rescue unit from Newport.

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Crews spent over 2 hours on scene but their efforts were not in vain as the animal was successfully rescued.

Crews from Red Watch Newport and Sandown worked to free a heifer from a ditch in Adgestone at 11pm last night using specialist large animal rescue equipment. Working with a vet they sedated the heifer and lifted here to an area of safety to sleep off the sedation.

Gepostet von Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service am Mittwoch, 11. Juli 2018

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