from River Brue by Burnham-On-Sea fire crew
fire crews and a fire service rescue team from Bridgwater were called
out on Tuesday evening (August 22nd) to rescue a bull in a local
were called to Tealham Moor Drove in Wedmore at 6.45pm where the
animal was stuck in the River Brue.
fire appliance from Burnham-On-Sea, a Special Rescue Team from Bridgwater,
and a Special Rescue Advisor were sent to reports of a bullock in
the River Brue," said a fire spokesman.
arrival, crews met with the farmer and discussed the best way to
assist the animal from the water."
Special Rescue Team crew entered the water, and once with the bullock
they used lines to take control of its head to assist it back towards
the riverbank edge to enable the farmer and the rest of the crew
to remove it from the water."
bullock was assisted from the water using the farmers tractor by
lifting using lines."
animal was unharmed and duty of care was left with the farmer."