rescued from river in early morning incident near Burnham
firefighters were called to rescue a cow stuck in a river in the
early hours of this morning (Tuesday, April 16th).
fire appliance from Burnham-On-Sea and a specialist rescue team
from Bridgwater attended the incident in the village of Mark.
"Crews liaised with the Environment Agency and confirmed
that one cow was stuck up to its head and shoulders in the water
approximately one metre from the bank," a spokesman told
The fire crews rescued the cow using dry suits, water safety gear
and rescue lines and left the cow in the care of its owner.