Four fire engines called to pig stuck in ditch 'filling with rain water'

Suffolk Fire and Rescue fire engine. File photo

Fire crews are currently working to rescue a pig that has become stuck in a ditch near Mildenhall - Credit: Archant

Firefighters are currently assisting a pig which has become stuck in a ditch that is filling with rain water near Mildenhall.  

Crews were called just after 2pm today to the stuck animal in Tuddenham Road, Herringswell. 

A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said the pig is stuck in a six foot ditch which currently has around six inches of water in it. 

They added: "We are waiting for a vet to arrive to sedate the animal so we can begin lifting it out."

Appliances from Bury St Edmunds, Mildenhall and Newmarket are in attendance. 

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