Firefighters rescue trapped sheep near Hailsham

Firefighters were called to a field in Lower Horsebridge to rescue a trapped sheep. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-170317-163258001
Firefighters were called to a field in Lower Horsebridge to rescue a trapped sheep. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-170317-163258001
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Firefighters were called to the rescue of an injured sheep after it became trapped in water near Hailsham today (Friday).

Two crews, including the animal rescue unit from Crowborough, were called to a field on the A271 in Lower Horsebridge after reports of trapped livestock.

Firefighters were called to a field in Lower Horsebridge to rescue a trapped sheep. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-170317-163246001

Firefighters were called to a field in Lower Horsebridge to rescue a trapped sheep. Photo by Dan Jessup SUS-170317-163246001

A sheep was successfully rescued from the water but another had already died before crews arrived on the scene.

Photos by Dan Jessup.