Horse rescued from river in joint mission in Wiggenhall St Germans

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans ANL-160831-132504001
A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans ANL-160831-132504001

A horse which had become stuck in water near the sluice in St Germans was rescued by fire and rescue crews yesterday morning.

An Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) boat team was assisted by brigades from Lynn after a call at around 11.40am.

A tweet from the Norfolk Fire Service, which was posted today, said: “King’s Lynn and USAR rescued this horse yesterday in Wiggenhall St Germans. Superb joint working with vet. Horse doing well.”

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans. Photo by Duncan Barrow ANL-160831-133421001

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans. Photo by Duncan Barrow ANL-160831-133421001

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans. Photo by Duncan Barrow ANL-160831-133404001

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans. Photo by Duncan Barrow ANL-160831-133404001

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans. Photo by Duncan Barrow ANL-160831-133433001

A horse was rescued in a joint mission by fire and boat crews, with assistance from a local vet in Wiggenhall St Germans. Photo by Duncan Barrow ANL-160831-133433001