Published: June 3, 2009
Sheep rescued from roadside ditch
by Burnham-On-Sea fire crew

Fire crews were called to West Huntspill, near Burnham, on Wednesday afternoon (June 3rd) after a sheep became stuck in a roadside ditch.

Fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater, together with a special rescue unit, were called at 4.16pm to Sloway Lane, as pictured here.

"A sheep was stuck up to its neck in the water and was pulled free using lines unharmed," fire spokesman Paul Slavin told

Our photos show Burnham and Bridgwater fire crews at the scene on Wednesday afternoon and, above, leading away the unharmed sheep


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