Firefighters rescue horse trapped in ditch in St Albans

Firefighters and an animal rescue team saved a horse which was trapped in a ditch in St Albans.

Firefighters and an animal rescue team saved a horse which was trapped in a ditch in St Albans. - Credit: Archant

A horse was saved by a specialist animal rescue team after becoming trapped in a ditch in St Albans.

The fire service was called to reports of a trapped horse in Smallford Lane at 4.16pm today.

A crew from St Albans fire station attended along with the Animal Rescue Team from Hatfield Fire Station.

They also called for the assistance of a vet, who helped to successfully rescue the horse.


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