Italian Firefighters Rescue Farmer and Sheep After Vehicle Swept Into Stream

A farmer and his sheep were rescued after a strong current swept his vehicle into a stream in Arzana, Italy, on November 10, firefighters said.

According to ANSA, the off-road vehicle was pulled into a swelling stream as the 61-year-old farmer attempted to cross a bridge. The man climbed to the roof of the vehicle as he waited to be rescued.

Vigili del Fuoco, Italy’s firefighting service, said the rescue involved specialized diver units and a helicopter. The man was brought to safety using an inflatable boat, as shown in this video posted by the firefighting service. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful

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