Cat rescued from River Lemon in Newton Abbot

Photo Newton Abbot Fire Station
Photo: Facebook/ Newton Abbot Fire Station
(Last Updated On: July 6, 2017)

Firefighters in Newton Abbot came to the rescue to a stranded cat in the River Lemon this morning, 6th July.

One fire engine from Newton Abbot was mobilised to the incident at around 9am.

A cat was stuck on a ledge on a wall as the tide came in.

One fire fighter, Gary Robinson, went into the water and rescue the cat.

A spokesperson for Newton Abbot Fire Station said on Facebook:
“It was an incident to remember for one of our two new recruits, as it was Firefighter Daniel Harrity’s first ever emergency call out. You always remember your first ‘shout’,”

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