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Small bonfire in Langwith Junction

A vet attended the scene and sedated the horse while fire crews set about the rescue operation using ropes and hoists.
A vet attended the scene and sedated the horse while fire crews set about the rescue operation using ropes and hoists.

Firefighters from Shirebrook attended a small bonfire on open ground this morning (Sunday, May 20).

The crew were called to the fire on open ground in Station Road, Langwith Junction, at 8.35am.

Water back packs and buckets of water were used to extinguish the fire.