horse rescued from water-filled ditch by Burnham fire crews
crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater rescued
this lucky shire horse after he go stuck in a rhyne on Thursday
A fire appliance from Burnham and a specialist animal rescue
team from Bridgwater were sent to Animal Farm at Berrow in Red
Road at 12.08pm.
"Crews found a shire horse weighing two tonnes stuck in
a water-filled ditch. With strops, lines and an off-road vehicle,
the crews managed to release the horse," a Burnham Fire Brigade
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Farm's Crystal Finch said: "A massive thank you goes to the
fire brigade for assisting with the safe recovery of Rocket, our
shire horse who managed to get himself stuck."
She added: "Rocket was checked over by the vet and is now
safe and well."
"We were worried about him and are very relieved that he
is making a full recovery."