Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Local Fire News

Hometown Firefighters Perform Emergency Horse Rescue

emergency horse rescue

hometown horse rescue

Volunteer firefighters in Hometown responded to the scene of a fallen horse on Tuesday night.

According to the Hometown Volunteer Fire Co. Facebook page, firefighters responding met the fallen horse, named Legacy. Firefighters report the horse weighed about a ton.

Firefighters were able to get a harnessed blanket around Legacy. The harnesses, attached to a hydraulic lift, eventually got Legacy back on its feet.

The department reports: “After 3 hours and a million tries later we were finally able to get Legacy up.”

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147

The scene and rescue were an emotional experience for members of that community. The post continues, “We were only there for a few hours but all of us sure did feel an emotional connection and we are glad we were able to get legacy back to warmth.”

Members of the community reacted accordingly to the moment as it was shared on social media.

One follower of the fire department said, “The world is a better place, because of you guys.”

Image: Hometown Volunteer Fire Co./Facebook

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More From The Canary

Local Weather

Before you plug in the AC, check out the forecast after Thursday.

Local Weather

Noticeably warmer for the coming week

Local Weather

Don't forget Minersville Community Day, too!

Local Weather

Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty person?

Local Weather

Hopefully, we can fend off the rain chances in the forecast for Saturday, too.

Local Weather

It'll be one of those days when the high is as high as the low or the low is as high as the high.

PA Lottery Numbers

Monday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Saturday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Wednesday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Thursday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Thursday's winning numbers

Advertisement https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147