Time Incident Posted: 22:15

Incident Date: 08/03/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Grand Union Canal, Moor Lane, Loughborough

Incident Number: 53230

Incident Type: Rescue Large Animal From Water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Loughborough, 1 x appliance from Birstall, and Technical Rescue Team from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial report of a calf in canal between a canal boat and bankside

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident confirmed as 1 calf in canal between narrow boat and bankside, Calf was standing up in the water.
Vet requested.
Calf was rescued from canal by Fire Service using strops.
A second appliance was mobilised for person power to assist in getting calf back to field.

Public Statement Issued:


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