Horse stuck in ditch with water rescued by firefighters in Billericay
A HORSE that got itself stuck in a ditch has been rescued by firefighters in Billericay.
Crews were called to Church Lane, Billericay, to reports of a horse, Bonnie, being stuck in a ditch with three feet of water.
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Lines and strops were used to pull Bonnie up the bank to safety, who was then left in the care of its owner.
A spokesman for Essex Fire said: “Firefighters were called to rescue a horse, Bonnie, who was stuck in a ditch with three feet of water.
“A vet was called to sedate Bonnie, to make the rescue safer.
“Specialist animal rescue fire crews used lines and strops to pull Bonnie up the bank to safety.
“Bonnie was rescued by 3pm and left in the care of its owner.”