15th October 2019

120 sheep rescued from flood water

The fire service were called to over 100 sheep who were stranded by flood water and at risk of drowning at West Lyng at 09:09 this morning (Sunday).

After sending an officer to assess the situation a specialist rescue team was sent from Bridgwater and Exeter to assist with the rescue.

120 sheep were rescued over a number of hours using boats from both specialist rescue team along with trained fire personnel.