Houston firefighters rescue horse from septic hole

Credit: Houston Fire Department

Credit: Houston Fire Department

Firefighters in Houston rescued a horse stuck inside a septic hole near Texas Southern University on Sunday afternoon, KHOU reported.

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The black horse was stuck in a 6-by-6 hole filled with muddy water when firefighters found it, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Firefighters worked for more than an hour to rescue the horse, which has been left in the custody of animal control, according to KHOU. As crews worked, the horse's owner arrived and became belligerent with emergency responders, KPRC reported. The Houston Police Department was called and the man was arrested, the television station reported.

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