FIREFIGHTERS have been called in the perform an animal rescue.
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service say they were called out early doors today (June 12) after reports of a pony in distress.
Group manager Bob Hoskins said: "Crews from Acomb and Tadcaster have rescued Bumble the pony who had escaped from his paddock this morning and became trapped in a cattle grid.
"Crews were assisted by owners and Minster Vets to safely release the pony.
"Bumble was unharmed and is now safe and sound and, with the help of the vet, taking a few steps after his early morning trauma.
"Great result and a very happy owner."