Time to be remoo-ved! Firefighters rescue a cow stuck in a sink hole after farmer helps them dig a hole around it – Daily Mail

  • The cow got stuck in a sinking field in Norwood Green, near Bradford, Yorkshire
  • A specialist team battled to liberate the animal after it got stuck in the sink hole
  • Facebook users praised the rescuers branding them ‘heroes without capes’ 

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Firefighters who rescued a cow from a sink hole said it had got itself into an ‘inescapabull position’.

A specialist technical rescue team had to be mobilised after the animal got stuck in a field in the Norwood Green area, near Bradford, West Yorkshire.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said on Facebook: ‘Our Technical Rescue and Cleckheaton crew had to help re-moove a cow that had gotten itself in an inescapabull position stuck in a sink hole!

‘Crews and the farmer managed to dig a hole around the trapped cow and once the hole was big enough they used used a lifting sling to cow-ordinate the animal out of the hole.

This cow had to be rescued from a sinkhole in West Yorkshire by firefighters and rescue workers

This cow had to be rescued from a sinkhole in West Yorkshire by firefighters and rescue workers

This cow had to be rescued from a sinkhole in West Yorkshire by firefighters and rescue workers

The cow (pictured) was unharmed after a specialist team hauled if from the hole in the ground

The cow (pictured) was unharmed after a specialist team hauled if from the hole in the ground

The cow (pictured) was unharmed after a specialist team hauled if from the hole in the ground

‘The cow was rescued unharmed.’

Another social media user responded to the Facebook post saying: ‘Good work everyone. Heroes without a cape. I can see why my son wants to be just like you one day.’ 

‘Crews and the farmer managed to dig a hole around the trapped cow and once the hole was big enough they used used a lifting sling to cow-ordinate the animal out of the hole.

‘The cow was rescued unharmed.’

Another social media user responded to the Facebook post saying: ‘Good work everyone. Heroes without a cape. I can see why my son wants to be just like you one day.’

Specialist rescue workers from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are pictured digging the cow out of a sink hole 

Specialist rescue workers from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are pictured digging the cow out of a sink hole 

Specialist rescue workers from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are pictured digging the cow out of a sink hole 

On seeing posts about the cow online, one Facebook user said: 'Good work everyone. Heroes without a cape. I can see why my son wants to be just like you one day.'

On seeing posts about the cow online, one Facebook user said: 'Good work everyone. Heroes without a cape. I can see why my son wants to be just like you one day.'

On seeing posts about the cow online, one Facebook user said: ‘Good work everyone. Heroes without a cape. I can see why my son wants to be just like you one day.’

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