Time Incident Posted: 13:20

Incident Date: 13/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: River Soar

Incident Number: 2091

Incident Type: Rescue large animal from water

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Loughborough station, 1 appliance from Birstall station, Technical Rescue Team from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to a horse that has gone into the river. It's head is above water.
A vet has also been requested.

Updated Incident Information: Liaison between fire service crews, owner and vet taking place. Equipment being set up adjacent to the river and horse.

Stop message now received. Horse has now been rescued from the river by the Fire Service and left in the hands of the owner.

Public Statement Issued:


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