Side-splitting moment when an angry cow chases a firefighter as he tries to inspect a fire hydrant while his buddies laugh hysterically
- An angry stray cow chased a firefighter in northwest Sydney on Sunday
- The Richmond firehouse crew had conducted fire hydrant inspections
- The brown cow was filmed attacking the firefighter before dipping out of the way
- Fire and Rescue NSW shared the hilarious 12 second clip on social media
An angry stray cow has chased a firefighter who was trying to inspect hydrants that had strayed into her territory.
The furious animal fell on a crew member of the Richmond Fire Station on a street in the Richmond Lowlands, northwest of Sydney, on Sunday afternoon.
Fire and Rescue NSW shared the hilarious clip on social media, saying their firefighters were “ prepared for anything … except being chased by an angry cow. ”
A firefighter was chased by an angry stray cow (pictured above) while conducting fire hydrant inspections in the Richmond Lowlands, northwest of Sydney, on Sunday afternoon.
The footage showed the terrified firefighter being chased down the street by a brown cow before diving to safety on nearby grass.
His colleagues chuckled and snorted with laughter as they filmed the encounter from a fire engine.
The cow kept running forward before sprinting to the other side of the road.
Fire and Rescue NSW said the firefighters encountered the cow around 12:30 pm on Sunday afternoon.
“Firefighters at the Richmond Fire Station were conducting hydrant inspections on the Richmond Lowlands when a stray cow was spotted on the roadway,” a statement said.
The lost cow must have seen red and decided to chase a firefighter down the road, who had to moo out of the way.
Fire and Rescue NSW shared the hilarious footage (pictured above) on social media, showing the firefighter sprinting down a road before diving onto grass to avoid the cow
“It’s the fastest we’ve seen this firefighter move in years!”
Fire and Rescue NSW assured viewers that both the firefighter and the stray cow were unharmed.
Fortunately, only his ego was bruised and he is otherwise fine. He was able to get up to complete the fire hydrant inspection, ” the statement said.
“The perpetrator managed to get away.”
Concerned viewers said the firefighter was “very lucky not to be trampled.”
“Not funny, he could have been seriously injured,” wrote one user.
Other commentators joked about the unusual meeting.
“He needs to fiddle faster and stop making mi steaks like that,” one commenter said.
“You don’t pick up a cow like that.”
The firefighter was unharmed and the cow (photo) kept running down the street