Firefighters rescue horse from gate

PUBLISHED: 18:52 15 March 2018

Crews rescued the horse from a gate in Cheddar.

Crews rescued the horse from a gate in Cheddar.

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Fire crews have had to rescue a horse stuck in a gate this afternoon (Thursday).

Crews from Cheddar and Burnham-on-Sea were called to Hythe Lane in Cheddar at about 4.30pm where they found a horse with its rear leg stuck in a metal gate.

A vet arrived at the scence to sedate the animal before they began releasing it using hydraulic cutting equipment.

The horse was uninjured and left in the hands of its owner.

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