Firefighters rescue horse from water filled ditch in Henstead


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A horse had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a water filled ditch at Henstead, near Kessingland.

Crews from Lowestoft South were called just before 6am this morning (Sunday) to Toad Row – a single track road.

A fire engine and water incident vehicle were sent to the scene along with the Unimog – a specialist vehicle that contains heavy lifting equipment.

Firefighters had rescued the horse by 7am and it was left in the care of its owners.

The crews were back at base by 7.30am.

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Henstead is near to the A12 between Kessingland and Wrentham – also close to Benacre and Rushmere.

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