fire crews rescue pony and cow in mud incidents
crews from Burnham-On-Sea were called out to rescue a pony and a
cow stuck in mud in two separate incidents on Friday (September
the first incident at 9am, the pony had become stuck in a water-filled
rhyne in Eastertown, Lympsham.
from Burnham and Bridgwater attended the scene and were assisted
by the fire service's Urban Search and Rescue Team. They cleared
the reeds to gain access and used lines, strops and a telehandler
to release the pony, which was left in the care of the owner and
at 7.35pm, specialist animal rescue crews from Bridgwater and fire
crews from Burnham-On-Sea were called to Lympsham where a cow was
stuck in a water filled ditch.
located the cow and with the help of a local farmer and using lines,
they were able to pull the cow unharmed from the ditch.