Fire crews recue muntjac deer that got itself stuck in a metal gate

PUBLISHED: 12:38 14 February 2014 | UPDATED: 12:38 14 February 2014

A muntjac deer

A muntjac deer

Archant

Fire crews have rescued a muntjac deer after it got itself caught in a metal gate.

One crew from Whittlesey and one crew from Stanground were called to free the animal yesterday at 2.30pm in Stanground.

“Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to release the animal, which is reported to be unharmed and no vet was required,” said a fire service spokesman.

Crews returned to their stations by 3pm.

0 comments

More news stories

Ten years after an enforcement team set fire to John Gawthorp’s illegal ‘stable home’ at Bedlam Bridge, March, the site has acquired new owners who this time want to turn it into an aquaponics centre.

Yesterday, 19:48

A Wisbech man has been sent for trial after denying the murder of a 35-year-old man from West Walton.

Yesterday, 16:13

The agent trying to secure consent for a £210,000 five bedroom house to be turned into a nine bedroom room house in multiple occupation (HMO) told Fenland planners he fails to see why potential noise is an issue.

Yesterday, 15:38

Two houses not built in accordance with the plans approved by Fenland Council can stay after officials concluded they will “not adversely harm the character and appearance of the area”.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter