Fire crews from across Derbyshire called to rescue cow that had fallen into slurry pit

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Firefighters were deployed to rescue a cow that had fallen into a slurry pit in Derbyshire.

On Wednesday, May 15, fire crews from Alfreton and Ashbourne were called to rescue a cow that had fallen into a slurry pit.

An Alfreton Fire Station spokesperson said: “Using the crane from our specialist unimog and animal rescue techniques, they were able to lift the cow to safety. Well done teams! Who's got the hose?”

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service added: “A bit of a smelly one for crews from Alfreton and Ashbourne, but a great outcome nevertheless. Well done all!”

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