Bridgwater fire crews rescue cow after pool plunge

This is The West Country: Fire rescue teams and a vet were needed to rescue the animal Fire rescue teams and a vet were needed to rescue the animal

FIREFIGHTERS from Bridgwater were called to help rescue a cow which had fallen into a swimming pool.

The alarm was raised at 9.30pm on Saturday (April 12) when the cow was discovered in a pool at Gurney Slade.

A fire appliance from Shepton Mallet was mobilised and the specialist rescue team from Bridgwater was called to attend.

Crews confirmed one cow was in the swimming pool and was not distressed.

Crews waited for the local vet to attend to sedate the cow before crews released the cow from the pool unharmed.

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9:42am Sun 13 Apr 14

TA1poster says...

The water must have been friesian at that time of night.
The water must have been friesian at that time of night. TA1poster
  • Score: 29

12:57pm Sun 13 Apr 14

QuillPen says...

Preparing for Bovine Olympics?
Preparing for Bovine Olympics? QuillPen
  • Score: -5

12:58pm Sun 13 Apr 14

QuillPen says...

Ok, I'll pull the udder one.
Ok, I'll pull the udder one. QuillPen
  • Score: -2

1:00pm Sun 13 Apr 14

QuillPen says...

Come on, let's milk this for all it's worth?
Come on, let's milk this for all it's worth? QuillPen
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