Deer rescued by North East firefighers after getting its head stuck in fence

This adorable deer has been helped to safety by firefighters after it managed to get its head stuck in a metal gate.

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016, 11:48 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd June 2016, 12:53 pm
Deer rescue. Picture: @Tyne_Wear_FRS

A Green Watch crew from Swalwell Fire Station in Gateshead placed a cloth over the head of the young animal to prevent it becoming distressed as they used cutting equipment to free it from the railings.

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Fortunately for all involved, the saga had a happy ending.

Deer rescue. Picture: @Tyne_Wear_FRS
Deer rescue. Picture: @Tyne_Wear_FRS