TWO bullocks stuck in a slurry pit near Ellesmere has led to firefighters being called out on Friday.

At 8.29am on Friday, June 16, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting an incident classified as animal rescue.


Three fire engines including a rescue tender were mobilised from Ellesmere and Wellington and an operations officer was in attendance.

A vet was also at the scene.

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The bullocks were safely rescued using a farm tractor and strops with veterinary supervision.

The stop message was received at 10.03 am.