Firefighters have rescues a 200kg pig which was trapped in mud.

Crews from Great Baddow and Chelmsford, including the Animal Rescue Unit, attended Cock Green Road, Felsted, this morning (January 20) after eight-year-old Dolly become trapped.

Crew manager Lewis Black said: "The pig had laid down in its sty but got stuck in the mud and could not get herself up.

"Crews worked in difficult conditions using strops - specialist straps for lifting - glide sheets and a fair bit of brute force to get her upright.

"It was the Animal Rescue Unit's first incident involving a pig and crews were delighted to able to help the owner and see Dolly back to herself."

Crews got Dolly back on her trotters at 10.03am left her to hog the limelight.