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Firefighters Rescue Pig In Hockley
Firefighters have rescued a pig after it got stuck in Hockley.
It had become wedged between a shed and a concrete post at a property on Belchamps Way yesterday morning (Sunday, 31 July).
A crew freed it using cutting equipment and a air bags.
Sub Officer Gary Shinn said: "We believe the pig was on a concrete step and went for a scratch and ended up falling over and getting wedged upside down.
"Olive was really stuck, it wasn't a simple of case of pulling her free.
"We had to use cutting equipment to free her and although distressed at first, she calmed down after a little stroke.
"The owner was very pleased to be reunited with Olive.
"We've been to a few animal rescues, but never a pig."
Picture: Essex County Fire and Rescue Service
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