Daily Journal masthead

Horse falls into 16-foot-deep hole in Orosi, rescued by firefighters

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

FRESNO, California — Firefighters have rescued a horse that was trapped inside a 16-foot-deep well in Orosi.

The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1KdA9IW ) that the 1,000-pound horse fell into the hole, which was filled with sewage, on Sunday.

The Tulare County Fire Department was alerted and responded to the home Sunday afternoon along with Visalia and Dinuba firefighters. A crane was brought in to aid with the rescue.

The horse was lifted from the hole after being trapped for over an hour.


Information from: The Fresno Bee, http://www.fresnobee.com

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Places:

 

Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.