Menu

How fire crews rescued pony stuck neck deep in a ditch

Posted on - 7th May, 2017 - 10:44am | Author - | Posted in - Locations, News
Pony rescued from the ditch. Credit: StnMgr_USAR

Fire crews worked to rescue a pony that had become trapped in a ditch in Hoghton yesterday afternoon (May 6).

Advertisement

Two appliances from Blackburn and Darwen attended the scene at around 2.33pm in Station Road in Hoghton.

Firefighters used an animal rescue kit, with guidance from a vet, to successfully rescue the pony from the ditch.

They worked for approximately a hour and a half.

Pony rescued from the ditch. Credit: StnMgr_USAR

A statement from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service said: “Two fire engines from Darwen and Blackburn attended a incident involving a pony stuck in a ditch.

More: Car stolen from Lytham recovered in Preston

“Firefighters used large animal rescue kit on the fire engine and they worked with a vet to rescue the pony.

“Firefighters were at the scene for approximately one and a half hours.”

Share
Preston in pictures Preston from PenworthamEvening sun on Penwortham bridgeAvenham PrestonSt George's Shopping Centre Preston September 1974- heading from Friargate entranceScenic canal at PrestonFootbridge at Preston DocksVintage train at Preston DocksBlackpool bound View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.