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Lambs Perish in West Dorset Flood Water

Dorset Fire And Rescue Engine 3

7:27am 11th February 2013

4 lambs have died after becoming trapped in fast moving floodwater near Bridport.

Dorset fire-fighters and specialist rescue teams tried to save 16 sheep at the incident near the River Char yesterday lunchtime (Sunday 10th February).

10 sheep and 2 lambs were herded to safety boats and taken away from flood waters.

Crews from Charmouth, Lyme Regis, Weymouth and Poole attended the emergency call to help the sheep.

Elsewhere, in a separate incident Dorset Fire and Rescue rescued 3 people from a car stuck in floodwater at Larkfield Caravan Park, Burton Bradstock at around 3:30pm.

No one was injured.

 

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