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Incident - Sheep Rescued From Ditch

Date: 15/07/2019
Time: 20:21
Location: Thorndike Way, Burnham On Sea
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

An Fire Service animal rescue advisor was mobilised following a call from a member of the public reporting a sheep that had fallen into a ditch and was unable to climb back out again. It was believed to have been there for some time and was in distress.

After assessing the scene a fire appliance from Burnham On Sea was mobilised to effect the rescue. They arrived on scene at 20:34hrs and by 20:47hrs confirmed they had rescued the animal, unharmed, using a ladder and some lines.

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