fire crews rescue stranded horse at Rooksbridge
crews were called out to rescue a horse stuck in a ditch near
Burnham-On-Sea on Monday evening (July 27th).
firefighters were called to Pill Road in Rooksbridge at 8pm after
local residents reported the horse was standed in a water-filled
fire appliance from Cheddar along with the Specialist Rescue Team
from Bridgwater were also sent to help.
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "A
16 hand horse had become stranded in a ditch filled with approximately
5ft of water."
vet was in attendance to sedate the horse while crews used lines,
lifting strops and a local farmers telehandler to successfully
rescue the animal."