Firefighters, neighbors team up for moo-ving rescue

6:01 PM, Oct 8, 2011   |    comments
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At 3:30 p.m., Mountain View Fire Rescue was called to the area of 121st and Jay Road in Boulder County on a report of a cow that fell in a well.

Nearby homeowners and animal control officers rushed to help firefighters free the animal.

A neighbor, offered a crane and with the use of a fire hose, the team created and attached a sling. The group was able to lower the sling underneath the cow and pull her out of the well.

A veterinarian responded to the scene and witnesses say the cow appeared to be unharmed.

The video for this story was provided by the Boulder Daily Camera.

(KUSA-TV © 2011 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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