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Person found clinging to tree in floods after trying to rescue horse

The floods in Cumbria Credit: PA

A member of the public was found clinging to a tree after they had tried to reach a horse stranded in a flooded field.

The person was swept away by the flood water when they tried to reach the stranded animal in Northumberland.

The person was rescued by the fire service but

The RSPCA had to call off their attempts to rescue the creature because of the strength of the flood.

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