Firefighters rescue young horse trapped in river near Malton

Firefighters rescued a foal from a river in Ryedale today.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 6:14 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd May 2021, 6:18 pm

The teams from Malton called out at 10.57am, said the horse was unable to climb out of the shallow water at Low Marishes in Malton.

They helped the foal out of the river and onto the embankment before working with the horse's owners to secure it with a tether.

Earlier today, at 10.17am, a crew from Pickering Fire Station was called to put out a bale of straw and hedgerow on fire in Pickering.

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The flames had spread from the bale at Cliff Road in Wrelton to the hedgerow.

They believe it was caused accidentally by a dropped light.