Firefighters use safety lines to rescue sheep stranded on ledge

PUBLISHED: 18:12 03 August 2017

Cheddar firefighters had to rescue a sheep from Cross.

Cheddar firefighters had to rescue a sheep from Cross.

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A fire crew from Cheddar and a specialist rescue team all the way from Barnstaple were called to save a stranded sheep today (Thursday).

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was called shortly before 12.30pm to a sheep stuck on a ledge at The Old Quarry in Cross.

A spokesman said: “The crew rescued the sheep using rescue lines and specialist rescue equipment and left it in the hands of the farmer.”

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