boar rescued by Burnham-On-Sea fire crew at Lympsham
16-stone boar was rescued from a water-filled ditch by Burnham-On-Sea
and Bridgwater fire crews in Lympsham on Tuesday night (March 6th).
were called at 6.23pm to help the stranded animal, which was stuck
in a rhyne in Brean Road, Lympsham.
fire appliances from Burnham-On-Sea, and a specialist rescue team
from Bridgwater were all sent to reports of a boar in a rhyne,"
a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
arrival, crews confirmed a 16-stone boar was stuck in a foot of
water. Crews formulated a plan to rescue the boar using strops,
lines and a pig board."
were able to rescue the boar and carried out decontamination of
their kit before leaving the incident."