FIRE and rescue crews were called out at Warrington this afternoon to rescue a horse trapped in a brook.
The animal was stuck up to its stomach in the muddy waterway on land of Woolden Road, Glazebrook.
Two firefighters wearing life jackets entered the brook and used animal rescue equipment to release the horse, which was then passed to the care of a qualified vet.
Eight-year-old Bill was rescued and following an examination by a vet was led safely back to his stable.
Crews from Lymm and Birchwood were sent to the scene.
Blue Watch were today turned out to a horse in Glazebrook River! Crews, assisted by @BirchwoodFS Successful pulled 8 year old Billy from the water. After a quick check over by the vet, Billy was lead back to his stables for a rest. @CheshireFire #techrescue pic.twitter.com/XMZRPFVoP4
— Lymm Fire Station (@LymmFS) October 15, 2018