Fire fighters rescue horse from slurry pit

Fire engine

Fire engine - Credit: Archant

The animal was safely retrieved after becoming stuck in the mud in South Molton.

FIRE crews were called to South Molton yesterday (Tues) evening to help a horse that had become stuck in the mud.

A crew from Dulverton and a special rescue team from Barnstaple rushed to the horse’s aid at Ash Mill at around 7.30pm.

Crews found a male horse stuck in a slurry put and quickly got to work to help release the horse.

A vet assisted the rescue and the horse was safely retrieved from the pit.

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