Pig’s bacon saved near Hailsham

FIREFIGHTERS saved a pig’s bacon after the hapless hog found itself wedged inbetween a farm wall and a telegraph pole.

A fire engine from Hailsham rushed to the proud pig’s aid at Perrylands Farm off Hackhurst Lane in Lower Dicker at 3.37pm on Sunday, October 9.

The specialist animal rescue unit was also drafted in from Crowborough to help the firefighters free the portly beast.

After a big heave-ho using the special rescue equipment, the bewildered hog was freed and allowed to roam around the farm once again.

The embarassed pig did not want to give its name and refused to give a grunt about the dramatic incident to the Sussex Express.

He or she was not believed to have been injured.

Firefighters eventually trotted off the scene at 4.36pm.