Three lambs saved from gully

A stock image of a lamb

A stock image of a lamb - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Three lambs were rescued from a mud-filled gully in Barnstaple.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a lamb stuck in a gully on the Tarka Trail yesterday (Friday).

A fire appliance and specialist rescue team from Barnstaple attended at around 3.30pm.

Once the crew arrived, they realised three lambs were stuck.

A spokesman said: “The crews got to work immediately to rescue the lambs with the use of strops and small tools.


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The crews successfully rescued all lambs who are now safe.”

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