Time Incident Posted: 15:15

Incident Date: 28/01/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Off, Florence Wragg Way Oadby

Incident Number: 1337

Incident Type: Rescue Large Animal

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Wigston and Technical Rescue

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from RSPCA inspector to a cow trapped between a fence and a tree lying on its side.

Updated Incident Information: 14:53 - One cow stuck between tree and fence. Crews using small gear to clear an area awaiting arrival of technical rescue

15:12 - Hedgerow has been removed which has freed the cow from its position against the fence. Crews will remain in attendance awaiting the vet. Cow remaining in situ until it has been assessed by the vet.

15:44 - STOP MESSAGE - Animal has now been released from its position between hedgerow and fence and has been walked into neighbouring field. Gates are being replaced to make field secure.

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