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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A donkey has passed away after being lifted out of a ditch by rescue crews. Newquay Community Fire Station sent rescue crews out to save the animal over the bank holiday weekend. The rescue team had to put straps around Patrick the donkey to get him free. Images posted to social media showed, at one stage, the donkey wrapped in tarp while the rescue crew tried to lift him. The rescue was initially successful. Patrick had been lifted out of the ditch alive - albeit totally covered in mud. You can stay up-to-date on the top news near you with CornwallLive's FREE newsletters – find out more about our range of daily and weekly bulletins and sign up here or enter your email address at the top of the page.
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. The station wrote: “Today Green watch had a great result getting Patrick the little donkey out of a ditch, wet and cold but back in his field!” The team also said he had gotten stuck there trying to chase sheep in his field, which had broken through a hedge. Patrick was returned to his owners after the rescue, on May 1. However, the next day, the station added an update that Patrick had not made it. Despite making it through the first night with his warm clothes on with the other donkeys in his field, the injuries and shock of the incident got the better of him.
Patrick was helped out of the ditch by fire service crews
(Image: Newquay Community Fire Station)
Newquay Community Fire Station's full update said: “We’ve just received some sad news that Patrick unfortunately passed away this morning, after making it through the night in his stable with his coat and a duvet for warmth, we all hoped he was through the worst of it, we are just happy he didn’t die alone and was able to join his friends in the field. “We are all a bit gutted because he was such a kind natured fella and we did all we could to assist believing he’d made it, we send love to the family and his pony horse friends who will also miss him!” More stories in Cornwall: Motorcyclist fighting for his life after crash with pedal bike in Penzance Rumour and reality of the G7 summit’s effect on St Ives
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