Firefighter called to rescue trapped horse
Firefighters were called out to assist a horse which had got trapped in a 4ft-deep ditch full of water.
The crews were alerted at 9.20am yesterday to the drama at Berrow, in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset.
The horse's owner had dialled 999 after the animal was unable to get out.
One fire appliance from Burnham and the special rescue team from Bridgwater attended, as well as a vet who was able to sedate the horse.
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Fire crews made the area safe and then used small gear to cut the bank away to aid in the recovery.
They then used strops, lines and a Land Rover to winch the horse to safety.