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HARWINTON, Conn. (AP) — A cow that fell through the cover of a swimming pool in Connecticut has been pulled to safety by about a dozen people using heavy ropes.

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Officials say volunteer firefighters were called to the home in Harwinton on Sunday evening after the cow wandered to the in-ground pool and fell through its covering.

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Officials say the cow walked around and appeared unhurt after it was pulled free.

The Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department posted photos of the rescue effort on their Facebook page.

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