Fire crews called out to help rescue sheep stranded in water

Fire crews were called out to the incident.
Fire crews were called out to the incident.

Fire crews from Burnley and Darwen assisted in rescuing a sheep which had become stranded in some water near a property on Park Lane, Burnley on Monday.

Two swift water rescue technicians entered the water on an inflatable sled in an attempt to rescue the animal. A further two firefighters were deployed down stream as spotters with rescue lines. Firefighters were able to safely rescue the animal and were in attendance approximately 90 minutes.