Firefighters rescue cow stuck in river

Firefighters had to put in a lot of effort to mooooove a cow which had become stuck in the River Cam, near Meadow Mill Common in Huntingdon.

Friday, 20th September 2019, 7:00 am

Firefighters from Huntingdon and two crews and the rescue vehicle from Cambridge were called out on Tuesday at 12.07pm,

They arrived to find a cow submerged up to its neck in mud and brambles.

Water crews helped free the cow with the help of farm machinery before leaving it with the farmer.

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The cow being rescued. Photo: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

And instead of milking the situation they soon headed back to the stations, returning by 4.30pm.

The cow being rescued. Photo: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service