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Fire service rescue calf from quarry

Credit: Tavistock Fire Station

On Sunday afternoon, Tavistock Fire Station was called by a local farmer to help rescue a calf which had fallen into a disused quarry.

The quarry was full of deep stagnant water and mud.

The station were supported by Camels Head station who specialise in animal rescues.

Through the use of a rescue sling and strops, the farmer was able to raise the calf using his tractor.

The calf appeared uninjured after his ordeal and soon returned to the herd.

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