Time Incident Posted: 09:00

Incident Date: 07/04/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Old Great North Road, Great Casterton

Incident Number: 54821

Incident Type: Rescue Large Animal from River

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Stamford, 1 x appliance from Oakham, Technical Rescue Team from Southern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from owner of Horse - Horse stuck in 5ft deep river.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident confirmed as Horse stuck in River. Fire Crews awaiting Technical Rescue who are specialists in water rescue and large animal rescue.

Horse was rescued by Fire Service and re-united with owner.

Public Statement Issued:


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