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.”
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