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Incident - Horse in Slurry Pit

Date: 08/01/2019
Time: 09:15
Location: Aller Road, Dolton
Area: Central
County: Devon

Fire crews from Hatherleigh and Chulmleigh plus the Specialist Rescue Team from Barnstaple were mobilised to a horse that had become trapped in a disused slurry pit.

Crews used farm machinery to gain access to the slurry pit before the Specialist Rescue Team used lines, strops and small tools to rescue the horse.  Duty of care for the animal was left with the owner and a vet. 

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