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Pony discovered dead in Woolton Hill

Firefighters called in rescue attempt

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


01635 886637


Firefighters called to a Woolton Hill pony rescue yesterday (Tues) evening, discovered the animal dead on arrival.

One pump from Newbury, another from Basingstoke and the animal rescue unit from Overton, were called over the Berkshire/Hampshire border at 7.30pm, to Church Road.

On arrival firefighters discovered the one-year-old pony had died, after falling down an embankment into a stream.

Firefighters left the scene after about an hour.

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