Cows rescued in Ottery

PUBLISHED: 11:39 10 April 2018

Archant

A group of cows had to be rescued from an island surrounded by water in Ottery earlier today (Tuesday).

Fire crews were called to Cadhay Bridge at about 8.40am and found three cows stranded on an island in the river.

One engine from Ottery St Mary attended along with a Water Rescue unit from Exmouth.

They assisted the farmer with the removal of the cattle which were then taken to his farm.

The animals were not distressed.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Sidmouth Herald