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.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter