Time Incident Posted: 08:40

Incident Date: 21/08/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Swingbridge Street, Foxton

Incident Number: 13238

Incident Type: Cow in Canal

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Market Harborough, 2 x appliances from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from passer by confirming cow stuck in canal.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident difficult to find. Firefighters proceeding on foot from Swingbridge Street towards Market Harborough.
Cow was eventually found further down the canal, a farmer had managed to secure a strop and walked it back to a location near it's field. Fire Service assisted farmer in getting cow from canal safely back to its field.

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