Firefighters rescue cow stuck in mud in York

The fire crews help the stricken animal. Photographs: North Yorkshire Fire on Twitter

Firefighters have saved a cow after it was trapped in mud in York.

They were called to Clifton Park Avenue at about 9.53am today (Saturday, August 11) after the animal got stuck up to its chest.

Crews from York and Acomb went to the scene. Animal rescue crews from Malton and Ripon also attended the incident and used specialised animal rescue equipment.

A vet was there to ensure the health and welfare of the animal. The cow was released safely.

Multiple crews attended the scene


The scene of the rescue