Sheep rescue in Preston

Date: 16/03/2019

Time: 15:57:00

Address: Preston New Road, Salmesbury

Incident Number: 1903004389

At 15:57 two fire engines from Penwortham and Bamber Bridge attended an animal rescue on Preston New Road, Salmesbury. The incident involved 170 sheep who were marooned on an island surrounded by rising flood water. Two swift water rescue technicians assisted the farmer in moving the sheep to higher ground which involved closing the road. Crews were at the scene for two hours.