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@ This Hour: Rescue Underway To Remove Stuck Cow From Well

KHQ.COM - Firefighters are working to rescue a cow that is stuck in a well in Castro Valley this morning, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said. The fire department was notified at 8:47 a.m. that a cow had fallen into a 12-foot well at 6421 Sunnyslope Ave., off of East Castro Valley Boulevard near Interstate Highway 580, spokeswoman Aisha Knowles said.

Knowles said at about 9:45 a.m. that the cow was still alive and the water had been drained from the well. Firefighters, sheriff's deputies and animal control officers are at the scene and are waiting for a crane from the county public works department to arrive so they can lift the cow out of the well, Knowles said. The well is located on private residential property, and the owner is at the scene, she said. It is unclear how the cow fell into the well.

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