Horse rescued from frozen pond in Texas

DENTON COUNTY, Texas — Between calls about broken water mains, carbon monoxide alarms and structure fires, firefighters in Texas rescued a horse Thursday that had fallen into a frozen pond.

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Denton County Emergency Services said crews used a water rescue suit, roped the equine and walked the horse to safety.

“The firefighter was cold, but doing OK after getting out of the weather and warming up,” the agency said on social media.

Denton County Emergency Services District #1’s Engines 511 & 513, Medic 511, Chief 512 and Double Oak Volunteer Fire...

Posted by Denton County Emergency Services District #1 on Thursday, February 18, 2021

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UPDATE - Horse out of the pond! 🐎 Engines 511 & 513, Medic 511, Chief 512 and Double Oak Volunteer Fire Department - DOVFD Brush 552 responded to a Citizen Assist for a horse in a frozen pond shortly after noon today. Actual video of rescue to be uploaded shortly- Sorry for delay - initial phone died during rescue.

Posted by Denton County Emergency Services District #1 on Thursday, February 18, 2021

The horse’s owners warmed her and said Rose is expected to be OK.

“Update on Rose, the horse who tried to go ice skating yesterday,” her owner said on social media. “She is doing well this evening and starting to act like her old self again.”

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