Trapped deer rescued by Essex firefighters

FIREFIGHTERS from Saffron Walden were called out to rescue a Monk Jack deer after it had become trapped in a football net.  A crew was called to the Friends School, in Mount Pleasant Road at about 10.20pm on Wednesday (August 19).Saffron Walden station

FIREFIGHTERS from Saffron Walden were called out to rescue a Monk Jack deer after it had become trapped in a football net.

A crew was called to the Friends School, in Mount Pleasant Road at about 10.20pm on Wednesday (August 19).

Saffron Walden station officer, Paul Curtis, said: "The deer was on the sports field at the school and had become trapped in football goal netting.

"Fire crews used wire cutters and saws to cut through the netting."


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The deer was released unharmed back into the countryside by 10.55pm.

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