December 11, 2015
Stranded horse pulled to safety from ditch by Burnham fire crews

Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rescued a horse stranded in a ditch on Thursday (December 10th).

A fire engine from Burnham-On-Sea and a specialist water rescue team from Bridgwater was called to Vole Road in the village of Mark at 1.30pm.

"The incident commander confirmed that a horse was stuck in approximately 4ft of water and crews got to work securing the area while awaiting the arrival of the specialist rescue team," said a fire spokesman.

"The specialist rescue team attached lines and strops to the horse to carry out the rescue."

Pictured: Burnham-On-Sea firefighters at a horse rescue


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