Cow rescued from underground grain silo

BENNETT, Colo. - Firefighters and a towing company teamed up to save a family milk cow that fell down a grain silo in Bennett.

The owner of the cow called dispatchers around 6:20 p.m. Thursday and said she couldn't find her cow, according to Sgt. Aaron Pataluna with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.

The woman said she thought the cow wandered off or was stolen.

Pataluna said the woman went searching and found the cow in an underground silo that wasn't being used.

The cow had fallen about 30 feet down the shaft.

Firefighters from Bennet Fire, Aurora Fire, Sable Altura Fire Rescue were called out to help rescue the cow. A towing company was also called, it helped wrench the cow out, according to Bridgette Cumley.

The cow was rescued about 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

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