Published:
July 28, 2015
Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rescue stranded horse at Rooksbridge

Fire crews were called out to rescue a horse stuck in a ditch near Burnham-On-Sea on Monday evening (July 27th).

Burnham firefighters were called to Pill Road in Rooksbridge at 8pm after local residents reported the horse was standed in a water-filled ditch.

One fire appliance from Cheddar along with the Specialist Rescue Team from Bridgwater were also sent to help.

A 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."

"A vet was in attendance to sedate the horse while crews used lines, lifting strops and a local farmers telehandler to successfully rescue the animal."



Bookmark and Share

Search Burnham-On-Sea.com|Add Burnham-On-Sea.com to your Bookmarks|Send a mail from Burnham-On-Sea.com|Print this page|Back to previous page|Discuss this article

Burnham-On-Sea Seafront Webcam
Burnham-On-Sea Webcam
24-hour live pictures
See live images of the seafront and beach with Burnham's Webcam.Click here

Burnham-On-Sea What's On
What's On In Burnham-On-Sea
Things to see and do
Check the constantly updated Burnham-On-Sea.com calendar for what's happening. Click here

Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See us on YouTube