Time Incident Posted:

Incident Date: 13/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Thorpe Side, Scalford

Incident Number: 6846

Incident Type: Horse rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Melton station, technical rescue from Southern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: One horse on its side stuck in ditch, Fire service assessing scene.
Strops being secured to horse to allow extrication.

Updated Incident Information: 12:24 - vet currently in process of sedating horse prior to rescue from ditch by Fire Service.
13:00 - crews are digging away at embankment, strops being prepared for extrication.
13:17 - Horse now rescued from ditch.

Public Statement Issued:


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