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Horse Trapped in Well is Rescued

Horse Trapped in Well is Rescued

By Brooke Hafs. CREATED Mar 5, 2014

Town of Grant--The Grant Fire Department rescued a trapped horse early Wednesday morning. 

The Shawano County Sheriff's Office recieved the call just before 1:00 a.m. reporting that a horse had fallen through a well cover. The horse was trapped with one hind leg in the well and was struggling to free itself. 

The Grant Fire Department was contacted and after seeking help from a local veterinary service , fire crews used their fire hose, chains and a tractor to rescue the 1500 lb animal. The horse was trapped for 3 hourse and seemed to be okay.