Rescue bid for horse stuck in mud

The Argus: Rescue bid for horse stuck in mud Rescue bid for horse stuck in mud

Fire and rescue officers are attempting to rescue a horse after it got trapped in mud.

The horse has been stuck since before 11.30am this morning and was still stuck at 1pm this afternoon.

It has been strapped up in preparation for lifting out of the mud, at Bonnetts Lane, Crawley.

A technical rescue unit from West Sussex and specialist lifting equipment is being used.

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5:00pm Sat 28 Dec 13

The Phantom says...

So, is the horse safe? An update would be helpful.....
So, is the horse safe? An update would be helpful..... The Phantom

6:29pm Sat 28 Dec 13

sussexram40 says...

Yes, update please.
Yes, update please. sussexram40

7:04pm Sat 28 Dec 13

Terry K says...

Is this news?
Is this news? Terry K

8:16pm Sat 28 Dec 13

The Prophet of Doom says...

Aside from the fact the Schmargus has failed to update on a part, ahem, reported story, let's hope the horse was rescued safely and is well.
Aside from the fact the Schmargus has failed to update on a part, ahem, reported story, let's hope the horse was rescued safely and is well. The Prophet of Doom

1:33pm Mon 30 Dec 13

Mr B. Humbug says...

For all those concerned - and the lack of an update from the Argus, here is the report from the F&RS:

Time: 11:39-13:34
Location: BUNGALOW - BONNETTS LANE, IFIELD
Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE - 1 horse down in muddy field unable to stand - horse successfully lifted to its feet using heavy rescue and lifting equipment - horse left in care of vet - TRU personnel, WrLx2 Crowborough (East Sussex FRS)
For all those concerned - and the lack of an update from the Argus, here is the report from the F&RS: Time: 11:39-13:34 Location: BUNGALOW - BONNETTS LANE, IFIELD Incident: ANIMAL RESCUE - 1 horse down in muddy field unable to stand - horse successfully lifted to its feet using heavy rescue and lifting equipment - horse left in care of vet - TRU personnel, WrLx2 Crowborough (East Sussex FRS) Mr B. Humbug

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