Horse recovering after falling in crevice during fires in Sylmar

- A horse fell and got stuck in a small crevice Tuesday morning as it ran from the Creek Fire raging  near Sylmar and it is now recovering.

FOX 11 reporter Gina Silva saw the trapped horse and alerted authorities and the public on Twitter on Tuesday morning. 

FOX 11 aired the emergency live on television and in a matter of minutes, some viewers jumped into action. A veterinarian tranquilized the horse and LA County Fire freed up a small crew to help with the rescue.

MOBILE USERS CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO: 

Everyone worked together to tear down a wall to free the horse. The horse was then immediately taken to a nearby evacuation center.

The horse is now being cared for and is up and eating and doing much better.

Gina Silva shared more photos of the horse on Instagram.

Copyright 2017 FOX 11 Los Angeles : Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on FacebookTwitter , Instagram and YouTube.

false
false
false
Up Next:


false
false
false

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories 

false
false
false