Banbury area firefighters rescue Muntjac deer

Firefighters from Deddington rescued a Muntjac deer that had become trapped down a disused water drainage shaft.

By Matt Elofson
Sunday, 6th December 2020, 8:52 am
Updated Sunday, 6th December 2020, 8:59 am
Firefighters from the Deddington Fire Station rescue a deer (photo from the Deddington Fire Station Facebook page)
Firefighters from the Deddington Fire Station rescue a deer (photo from the Deddington Fire Station Facebook page)

Crews from the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service made the rescue Friday morning, December 4.

The deer appeared uninjured and tried to jump out enabling a firefighter to catch it.

The crew then carefully lifted it out and released it back into wild.

Firefighters from the Deddington Fire Station rescue a deer (photo from the Deddington Fire Station Facebook page)