Time Incident Posted: 17:15

Incident Date: 18/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: prestwold lane, Hoton

Incident Number: 19035

Incident Type: Rescue of animals

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Loughborough fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 12:45


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received via RSPCA officer to request our assistance in helping gain access to several sheep that had found themselves entangled in thicket within a field

Updated Incident Information: crews accessed field with farm Representative and proceeded to free the sheep using a multi tool to cut away the worst of the brambles and then pulled all three sheep out to safety

Public Statement Issued:


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