November 24, 2016
Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rescue horse from East Huntspill ditch

Fire crews were called out to rescue a horse stuck in a water-filled ditch near Burnham-On-Sea on Thursday evening (November 24th).

Crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater were called to Withy Grove in East Huntspill.

"A fire crew ppliance from Burnham-On-Sea and the special rescue team from Bridgwater were mobilised to the incident," said a spokesman.

"On arrival, crews confirmed a horse was stuck in a water and mud-filled ditch. Crews got to work to release the horse using a head harness, strops, and a telehandler."

The horse was safely rescued and was given back to the farmer.


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