Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Firefighters release trapped stag

Bournebridge Lane, Stapleford Abbotts
18/12/2020 @ 10:53
Incident Number: 136294
In attendance: 1 x Loughton, 1 x Chelmsford (Animal Rescue Unit)

Firefighters freed a deer after its antlers got trapped in a rope swing.

Crews were called to Bournebridge Lane, Stapleford Abbotts today at 10.53am. Once a vet had sedated the stag the firefighters were able to cut the rope from its antlers.

It was soon back on its feet and crews left it in the care of Harold Hill Deer Aid, a voluntary group in the area. 

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