COUNTY NEWS: Horse rescued from Sussex swimming pool

Firefighters in Sussex found themselves with an unusual task of rescuing a horse which had ended up in a swimming pool.

The horse in the swimming pool. Picture by Marvin Smith
The horse in the swimming pool. Picture by Marvin Smith

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called out to the scene in Brandy Hole Lane, Chichester, yesterday evening (Saturday, May 14) and discovered the animal was inside, unable to get out.

Thankfully crews from the fire service’s Technical Rescue Unit (TRU) were able to successfully rescue the horse from the pool just before 7.45pm.

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