FIRE crews have rescued three stay animals from water in two days.
A crew from Glastonbury was despatched to a horse caught in a boggy, water-filled ditch in Blagrave Street, Butleigh, shortly after 1pm in the present day (Sunday).
The animal was in a 5ft deep rhyne with a silt base.
A Devon and Somerset Fireplace and Rescue Service spokesperson stated: “Together with officers, hearth crews shaped a rescue plan which was efficiently carried out following sedation of the horse by a vet.”
Round two hours later, firefighters from Somerton accompanied by a Bridgwater crew with animal rescue tools was despatched to stories of a cow caught in a river in Whatley, Langport.
The exhausted cow was on the rushes and exhausted.
The spokesperson stated: “Crews managed to encourage the cow into a non-public backyard with the proprietor’s consent, while the Farmer was contacted and requested to attend.”
It comes a day after a horse was rescued by Somerton firefighters after it turned caught in a river at Swanston, Huish Episcopi at round 8am yesterday (Saturday)..