Time Incident Posted: 10:25

Incident Date: 16/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Nursery Lane, Holwell

Incident Number: 15596

Incident Type: Large Animal Rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Melton Mowbray station, Technical Rescue from Southern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Horse stuck in a bog up to his belly. The horse is 16.3 hands high

Updated Incident Information: 1 horse trapped in mud up to it's belly. The Fire Service is attempting to gain access to the horse.
The horse was released from the mud but following consultation with a vet the decision was made to put it to sleep.

Public Statement Issued:


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