Time Incident Posted: 13:00 HRS

Incident Date: 10/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: RATCLIFFE ROAD, ATHERSTONE

Incident Number: 6661

Incident Type: RESCUE LARGE ANIMAL FROM WATER

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:57 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: APPLIANCES FROM ATHERSTONE AND NUNEATON, TECHNICAL RESCUE FROM SOUTHERN

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WATCH MANAGER

Time Incident Closed:

Damage:

Believed Cause:

Initial Information: INITIAL CALL TO REPORTS OF A PONY DOWN THE EMBANKMENT INTO THE RIVER.
PONY LOCATED BY CREWS IN ATTENDANCE, AWAITING ARRIVAL OF TECHNICAL RESCUE CREW.
TWO CREW MEMBERS HAVE ENTERED WATER WEARING WATER RESCUE GEAR TO ASSIST THE ANIMAL OUT OF THE RIVER USING WATER RESCUE AND TECHNICAL RESCUE EQUIPMENT.

Updated Incident Information: STOP AT 13:14 - HORSE HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM WATER, TECHNICAL RESCUE UNIT CREW LIAISING WITH OWNER TO SAFELY RELOCATE THE HORSE, OWNER HAS REQUESTED A VET TO ATTEND. THIS INCIDENT IS IN LEICESTERSHIRE'S AREA.
HORSE NOW BACK WITH OWNER AND IN ITS STABLE.

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