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Fire Appliance
Incident - Horse Rescue

Date: 19/10/2020
Time: 12:36
Location: Exmouth Road, Clyst St Mary
Area: Central
County: Devon

The Fire Service received a call reporting a horse fallen in a ditch, lying on its side and unable to get up.  A fire appliance and the heavy rescue unit from Middlemoor, Exeter as well as the water safety equipment from Exmouth attended.

Upon arrival, fire crews requested the attendance of the telehandler from Clyst St George, Exeter and confirmed a gelding, 17 hands high, stuck in a ditch.

Fire crews rescued the horse using strops, rescue lines and animal rescue equipment.

These are all the details we have for this incident. 

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