Firefighters rescue cow after it gets stranded in pit on Pendle farm

Firefighters came to the rescue when a cow became stuck in a pit on a Foulridge farm earlier today.

Monday, 31st August 2020, 10:03 pm
Updated Monday, 31st August 2020, 10:06 pm

Firefighters from Nelson, Earby and a team from the Urban Search and Rescue Team attended the incident at a farm on Moss Houses Road at 9am.

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The animal had become stuck in the pit which measured approximately 2m by 2m.

Crews, who were at the scene for around 45 minutes, used spreader bars, an animal rescue net and a tractor to rescue the animal.

A cow had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck in a pit on a farm in Foulridge this morning