Fire crews rescue horse from metal gate in Freckleton

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A horse had to be rescued from a gate in Kirkham Road, Freckleton, after getting its head stuck.

Its owner noticed the problem just after 8am today and called fire crews for help.

Fire crews from Wesham and Penwortham fire stations were called to the animal’s aid.

The owner and a vet were also in attendance and firefighters were quickly able to release the animal safely using two mini cutters and a foot pump.