Firefighters rescue foal stuck up to its neck in mud from ditch in Soham

A horse is rescued from a ditch in Soham. Picture: Cambs Fire Facebook.

A horse is rescued from a ditch in Soham. Picture: Cambs Fire Facebook. - Credit: Archant

A foal had to be rescued after getting stuck up to its neck in mud in a water-filled ditch in Soham this morning.

A horse is rescued from a ditch in Soham. Picture: Cambs Fire Facebook.

A horse is rescued from a ditch in Soham. Picture: Cambs Fire Facebook. - Credit: Archant

At 9.55am, crews from Cambridge and Ely were called to a reports of a horse stuck up to its neck in mud near Qua Fen Common.

Firefighters donned in-water suits and used animal rescue equipment to rescue the foal under supervision of the vet.

Crews returned to their stations by 12.20pm.


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