Exmouth firefighters rescue cow stuck in stream near Exeter

Firefighters from Exmouth were on Monday morning tasked to rescue a cow stuck in a stream near Exeter.

The specialist animal rescue crew from Exmouth joined colleagues from the Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team at Clyst St Mary, to help a farmer in Tedburn St Mary at around 10.30am on May 11.

The fire service said the cow was freed from the stream unharmed.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Our specialist animal rescue team from Exmouth and a crew from our Urban Search and Rescue team from Clyst St George, were sent to assist a farmer in the removal of a young cow that had become stuck in a stream.

“Crews used animal rescue kit and small tools to release the cow unharmed.”

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