Fire crews rescue calf from ditch

Suffolk Fire and Rescue.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Firefighters from Suffolk rescued a calf, which had fallen into a ditch at Gillingham Dam.

Three fire crews were called out to assist with an animal rescue in the Gillingham area about 9.40am yesterday morning (Monday).

A crew from Beccles fire station and two crews from Lowestoft South fire station attended the scene, and they were quickly able to release the calf to safety.

A brigade spokesman said: 'Three crews from Beccles and Lowestoft South were called to a calf in a ditch where they released it and returned it to a field.'

The incident was dealt with by 10.06am.