Cumbria Crack

Firefighters rescue trapped cow

[A]t 11:50am yesterday, Sunday 10 September firefighters were called to a cow which was stuck in a collapsed drain on an access road in Wickerslack from Crosby Ravensworth, Shap.

Three fire engines, one from Shap and two from Penrith, attended the incident.

A spokesman for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service said: “Crews, wearing flood suits, used strops and lines to rescue the cow.

“Crews were at the scene for one hour and 30 minutes.”

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