Time Incident Posted: 11:40

Incident Date: 28/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sproxton Road Buckminster

Incident Number: 11194

Incident Type: Large Animal Rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Melton Mowbray fire station and the technical rescue team from southern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 11:58


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received stating horse stuck within the door of its horse box

Updated Incident Information: 1 horse stuck in small door of horse box. crews are setting up equipment awaiting sedation of horse and vet is in attendance

Horse is now sedated and crews are using Holmatro cutting equipment and Hilti saw to attempt to release the horse

stop message: Horse now released from horse box under sedation. Horse is now with the owner and the vet. Equipment being made up.

Public Statement Issued:


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