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Firefighters Rescue Trapped Horse

Firefighters Rescue Trapped Horse

Published at 7:48am 25th February 2017. (Updated at 3:28pm 25th February 2017)

Firefighters have rescued a horse, trapped in Launceston.

They were paged to Ridgegrove Hill after the poor animal became wedged between trees.

A vet was also called after the creature was found distressed and lying on its side.

Crews managed to free the horse on Friday afternoon, using a hand saw and rope.

A spokesperson from Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said: "Firefighters from Launceston were mobilised to reports of a horse in distress stuck between two trees.

"On arrival crews found one horse on its side.

"They used a hand saw and ropes to try and free the horse from the tree.

"The horse was freed and up-righted; a vet was also on scene".

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