Fire crew helps farmer rescue 40 sheep from flooded field in Yorkshire

The sheep were safely moved to a new field.
The sheep were safely moved to a new field.
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North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service helped a farmer near Boroughbridge rescue his sheep from a flooded field.

The 40 sheep had to be rescued on Sunday, March 17, after becoming stuck on a ridge of land in a flooded field near Boroughbridge.

The trapped sheep can be seen in the right of the photograph.

The trapped sheep can be seen in the right of the photograph.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "The farmer was able to open a gate and walk the sheep to safety."

The fire service attended to provide advice and support.

On Saturday a different flock of sheep at a farm near Skipton had to be quickly evacuated.

Watch the dramatic footage of their evacuation here:

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