Tipton cow rescue drama

PUBLISHED: 10:34 27 May 2009 | UPDATED: 09:13 18 June 2010

FIRE-fighters rushed to the aid of a stricken Tipton St John cow last Sunday.

FIRE-fighters rushed to the aid of a stricken Tipton St John cow last Sunday.

Two appliances from Sidmouth were called to a slurry pit in the village after a steer had become stuck after falling into it.

The crews used a cow net, strops and a tractor to free the animal which was then taken to a local vets.


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