Deer stuck in gate railings

FIRE crews were called to rescue a deer that had become trapped in a gate near Cardoness Castle on Sunday.

At around 9am, the service received a call that the animal was caught between railings

One Fire Appliance from Gatehouse attended and released the deer by using hydraulic rescue equipment and animal rescue equipment.

After taking advice from the SSPCA Officer on scene the deer was released back into the wild.