A horse that got trapped in fencing on the Lizard Peninsula has been rescued.

The animal found itself unable to get back up, resulting in a phone call to the emergency services.

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The firefighters check the horse over. Photo: Mullion Fire Station 

Firefighters from Mullion were joined by animal and line rescue crews from Tolvaddon Fire Station.

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The crews are helped by a local digger owner. Photo: Mullion Fire Station 

Working with the support of a local digger driver, they were able to get the animal back on its feet and to safety.