WATCH: Volusia County firefighters, deputies rescue steer stuck in hole filled with muddy water

Video: Volusia County firefighters, deputies rescue steer stuck in large hole

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Firefighters and deputies in Volusia County teamed up to rescue a steer that was trapped in a large hole that was filling with rainwater.

Deputies said they were called to a pasture in the Barberville area on Sunday for an animal in distress.

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When first responders arrived, they found a large steer that was stuck in muddy water up to its neck with limited room to move around.

After working with ropes and a fire house they were able to rescue the animal.

Parts of Volusia County saw several inches of rain over the weekend with some reports of flooding in the county.