Why the long face? Firefighters have to step in to rescue horse after it falls into deep sinkhole


Why the long face? Firefighters have to step in to rescue horse after it falls into deep sinkhole

  • A frightened horse fell into a sink hole at Cockfield Fell in County Durham 
  • The scared animal was then rescued by firefighters who helped it hop out
  • Shocking photos show the horse being saved and running free 

A horse got itself in a bit of a night-mare after it fell into a sink hole leading it to be saved by firefighters.

Shocking photos show the black and white horse stuck in the ground. 

The frightened animal was found stuck in the sink hole at Cockfield Fell, County Durham when the firefighters arrived at the scene.

Calming the horse down, the firefighters tied a rope to the scared creature, managing to dig out a channel to create a step which helped the animal hope out of the hole on its own.

The frightened horse was found in a sink hole at Cockfield Fell, County Durham, before it was rescued by firefighters from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

The firefighters managed to attach a rope to the animal and managed to dig out a channel which allowed the scared creature to hop out of the hole on its own

The firefighters managed to attach a rope to the animal and managed to dig out a channel which allowed the scared creature to hop out of the hole on its own

It was then seen running free after his lucky escape, joining its horse friends in the fields. It looked unharmed by the situation

It was then seen running free after his lucky escape, joining its horse friends in the fields. It looked unharmed by the situation

The firefighters from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service managed to dig out a channel to create a step which helped the horse hop out of the hole on its own.

The horse was then seen running free after its lucky escape. 

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