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


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

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