Time Incident Posted: 16:22

Incident Date: 23/03/2019

Incident Location: Mowsley Road, Saddington

Incident Number: 6039

Incident Type: Horse Rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:28

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One Appliance from Market Harborough and Technical Rescue from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 17:00


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received requesting assistance with Horse stuck in approx. 2 feet of mud. On arrival one Horse approx. 30 years old fallen in mud unable to get up. Scene made safe and Technical Rescue made a full assessment of the incident. Equipment being set up to assist the Horse out of the mud. Vet in attendance.

Updated Incident Information: One Horse now released from mud using lifting beam. Vet assessing Horse.

Public Statement Issued:


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