Time Incident Posted: 14:12

Incident Date: 26/09/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Riverside Walk, Asfordby

Incident Number: 14070

Incident Type: Sheep Trapped in River

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:33

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Reports of sheep stuck in River

Updated Incident Information: Farmer in attendance. Plan being formulated to rescue sheep.
14:28 - 2 inflatable rescue paths being got to work, 4 technical rescue firefighters entering water in dry suits, 1 reach pole also in use.
14:43 - Sheep recovered from River, animal in good health but tired.

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