GALLERY: Firefighters rescue horse trapped in Fenland ditch

16:46 10 January 2014

Firefighters rescuing the horse after it became trapped in a ditch in Begdale.

Firefighters rescuing the horse after it became trapped in a ditch in Begdale.

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Firefighters rescued a horse from a water filled ditch today.

Two crews from Dogsthorpe (including the rescue vehicle) and one crew from Wisbech were called to reports of a trapped horse in Redmoor Lane, Begdale, at about noon.

They used an ice rescue platform to free the horse, before returning to their stations by 2.30pm.

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