Posted: 15.03.20 at 21:22 by The Editor
Location: Parchy Bridge, Chedzoy, Bridgwater
Fire Control received a call reporting two ponies that had become stuck in a water filled ditch at the above location earlier this evening.
A Special Rescue Team from Bridgwater, alone with a fire engine from Bridgwater and an Animal Rescue Tactical Advisor were quickly mobilised.
Upon arrival, crews confirmed two ponies stuck in the ditch. One pony measuring at 13 hands high and the other measuring at 15 hands high.
Crews got to work using animal rescue equipment and one ladder and were successfully able to rescue both ponies from the ditch. The ponies were left in the hands of the owner who was advised to contact a vet due to one of the ponies being in foal.