Time Incident Posted: 10:33 hrs

Incident Date: 14/11/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Gilmorton Lane, Ashby Magna, Leicestershire

Incident Number: 16919

Incident Type: Rescue Large Animal P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:56 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Lutterworth, one appliance from Wigston and Technical Rescue from Southern (who were stood down whilst still on route)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 10:50 hrs

Damage: n/a

Believed Cause: not applicable

Initial Information: Horse leg stuck through a gate - vet in attendance and has sedated the horse

Updated Incident Information: 10:20 hrs: 1 horse is stuck with hind leg in metal fence. Horse has been sedated by onsite vet, crews are cutting away metal fence using Holmatro cutters and all oncoming appliances will be required at this incident.
10:26 hrs: Cutting away of metal fence is now taking place using Holmatro cutters
STOP at 10:30 hrs: 1 horse has now been released from metal fence using Holmatro cutters, all equipment being made up and confirming that technical rescue are no longer required at this incident

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