Cow rescued from trees

A 300kg cow got stuck in trees, overhanging a 10m drop, after falling from a cliff above. Two fire crews had to use special equipment to free the animal at Thrimby near Penrith on Tuesday 28th August

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Calf rescue

A calf has been rescued by Cumbria's fire brigade after falling down an embankment and getting caught in trees.

Calf rescue Credit: Betheni Armstrong

The calf was a Pedigree dairy shorthorn, called Sparkle. She recovering after her four hour ordeal.

Sparkle is recovering Credit: ITV Border

Cow wedged between trees

by Matthew Taylor

Fire crews in Cumbria were called to free a cow that had got stuck in trees after falling from a cliff above.

The 300 kg animal was unharmed after her 4 hour ordeal in Thrimby near Penrith on Tuesday 28th August.