Rescuing trapped horse Paddy in Batley is 'neigh bother' for fire crew

Firefighters "hoofed it" to Batley over the weekend to help rescue a trapped horse.

By Dominic Brown
Monday, 9th May 2022, 11:29 am
A crew from Cleckheaton Fire Station used lifting equipment to rescue 22-year-old horse Paddy in Batley
A crew from Cleckheaton Fire Station used lifting equipment to rescue 22-year-old horse Paddy in Batley

A crew from Cleckheaton Fire Station used lifting equipment to successfully rescue 22-year-old horse Paddy, who was unable to stand.

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He was checked over by the vets and is now stable and well.

In a message on Twitter, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said the rescue operation was "neigh bother" for the Cleckheaton crew.

Paddy back in his stable