Sheep rescued from River Wharfe near Wetherby

The River Wharfe at Collingham. Photo: Google
The River Wharfe at Collingham. Photo: Google

Firefighters have helped to rescue a sheep which was stuck in the River Wharfe near Wetherby.

The RSPCA had called firefighters for help in rescuing the animal from the water near Leeds Road in Collingham.

A specialist officer trained in animal rescues then asked for the help of a water rescue crew.

The sheep was rescued by the water rescue crew using a rescue sled.