Firefighters free trapped horse

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Firefighters were called into action yesterday (Wednesday) to free a trapped horse.

Crews from Chesterfield and Matlock arrived at the incident at 8.30pm and discovered the animal was trapped by its feet in a five-bar metal gate.

Firefighters arranged arrival of a vet before freeing the animal with hydraulic cutting equipment.

The animal had been cut free before 9.23pm.