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Firefighters rescue horse trapped in muddy bog

Firefighters and mountain rescue volunteers work to free the trapped horse Credit: Cumbria Fire and Rescue SErvice

Firefighters and mountain rescue volunteers have been praised after rescuing a horse trapped in a muddy bog in east Cumbria.

They were called to the incident at Ravenstonedale near Kirkby Stephen on Saturday evening.

The horse is pulled from the mud Credit: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service

Crews from Kirkby Stephen and Kendal fire stations attended the scene and used specialist heavy animal lifting equipment to free the horse in a two-hour rescue.

People took to social media to praise them for their work.