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Horse rescued from septic sinkhole

Published On: May 02 2014 05:33:20 PM MDT
Horse falls in septic

Firefighters rescue a 15-yeart-old mini horse from a four-foot septic sinkhole in Massachusetts as its concerned owner comforts the animal.

CHATHAM, Mass. -

Firefighters successfully rescued a 15-year-old mini horse from a four-foot sinkhole in Massachusetts that was the cesspool of an old septic system.

According to WSHM-TV, authorities responded to a home in South Chatham after a caller reported the animal had fallen into the hole around 6 a.m. Friday.

Firefighters dug a ramp for the horse to safely walk out of the hole. The horse was uninjured, but agitated by the incident.