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Fire Crews Rescue Horse

Wednesday morning, Nevada County Fire units were requested to assist with rescue of a horse in the 14000 Block of South Ponderosa. Upon arrival fire units found a vet on scene with a horse who had been unable to move for the past several hours.

The vet at scene was able to provide fluids to the horse. Fire crews evaluated the conditions and requested additional assistance after making initial attempts to move the horse. With arrival of additional fire resources, the horse was lifted and able to stand on its own.
The Joint Operational Area (Nevada County Fire, Nevada City Fire and Grass Valley Fire) have specialized equipment and training for large animal rescue incidents including a specialized trailer which responded to this incident.

Vet’s on scene provided care to the horse after it was lifted.

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