Trapped horse rescued at Axmouth
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Firefighters had to rescue a horse which got stuck in mud at Axmouth yesterday (Tuesday, June2).
The animal’s owner called for help after it fell into an old sunken muck heap and become trapped.
A fire appliance from Seaton and specialist rescue crews from Exmouth were called to the scene at around 5.20pm
While specialist rescue teams were en-route, the crews got to work to make the scene safe. A telehandler from fire service headquarters in Exeter was also sent to assist with the rescue.
The horse was eventually rescued using specialist equipment and a telehandler and was left in the care of its owner and a vet.