Horse trapped in barbed wire rescued by firefighters

Fire crews worked with the RSPCA to rescue a horse after its legs became stuck in barbed wire in Olive Bank, Langho.

Sunday, 21st June 2020, 8:56 am
Updated Sunday, 21st June 2020, 8:58 am
The horse was rescued yesterday

The incident happened at 5pm yesterday (Saturday) and crews from Blackburn were at the scene for 45 minutes.

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A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "Fire engines from Blackburn and the large animal rescue team from Darwen, attended a horse rescue in Olive Bank, Langho. A horse had barbed wire trapped around its legs and firefighters assisted the RSPCA using their bolt cutters to release the animal."