Calf stuck in river at Exeter is rescued by firefighters from Exmouth and Danes Castle

A calf stuck in the river nearly Cowley, Exeter, on Tuesday night (August 18) was rescued by firefighters.

The animal rescue team from Exmouth fire station, a fire crew from Danes Castle, and the RSPCA, were called to the Stoke Road at 10.15pm after receiving reports of a stuck calf.

The calf was rescued by the fire service using specialist equipment.


Photo: Exmouth Fire Station.

A Devon Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “A fire engine from Danes Castle and the animal rescue team from Exmouth attended reports of the calf stuck in a river.

“The calf was rescued by fire service personnel using small tools and animal rescue equipment.

“The RSPCA were also in attendance at this incident.”


Photo: Exmouth Fire Station.


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