fire crews rescue horse stranded in water-filled ditch
crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater rescued a horse stuck
in a water-filled ditch in Lympsham on Wednesday morning (April
A fire engine from Burnham, plus a specialist rescue team from
Bridgwater, were sent to the incident in West Road, Lympsham at
"The crews confirmed that the horse's vet was in attendance
and had sedated the horse," spokesman Paul Slaven told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
set up strops and lines with a tractor in order to attempt to
pull the horse from the ditch."
The horse was successfully rescued from the ditch before being
checked over and assessed to be in good health despite its ordeal.