Firefighters in River Bann cow rescue

The cow is trapped before the emergency services arrive. INPT2414-413

The cow is trapped before the emergency services arrive. INPT2414-413

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Firefighters and police rescued a cow from drowning close to the River Bann in Portadown this morning.

The alarm was raised by two people when they spotted a cow in difficulty in water while they were out walking.

A cow is trapped close to the Annagh Bridge.  INPT2414-414

A cow is trapped close to the Annagh Bridge. INPT2414-414

One person raised the alarm and an observer reported seeing up to seven firefighters and several police in attendance.

They were able to rescue the animal.