ERIE, Colo. (AP) – Firefighters, neighbors and animal control officers have rescued a pregnant cow that crashed through a wooden cover and fell eight feet to the bottom of a wide, rectangular well northwest of Denver.
The cow, named Lucky, was hoisted to safety Saturday afternoon. The Denver Post reports a veterinarian checked her out and she appeared to be all right.READ MORE: Denver Weather: Another Hot And Hazy Day, But Most Of What You See Is Not Smoke
Tim Losh of the Mountain View Fire Department says firefighters were called out at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday to the well outside Erie. A neighbor called someone who owns a crane and then climbed into the well to calm the cow.READ MORE: Suspect Said 'You're Killing Me' As Aurora Police Officer John Haubert Pistol-Whipped And Choked Him
Rescuers looped fire hoses under Lucky’s belly, attached the hoses to the crane and lifted her out.MORE NEWS: Arson Investigation Underway After Fire At Thorncreek Golf Course
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