Firefighters rescue horse in ditch

Emergency Services had a busy morning, being called out to a chimney fire and helping a horse which had fallen into a ditch.

At around 9.30, Douglas crews were called to a property on Head Road in Douglas, and put out the chimney fire - no was one seriously injured in the incident.

Then, just a couple of hours later Ramsey firefighters went to the rescue of a horse that had fallen into a ditch in Sulby.

After speaking to the animal's owner and a vet, crews were able to recover the horse to solid ground using strops and lines.

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