Horse rescued from ditch in Sylmar

Firefighters and LA Animal Services, successfully dug out a horse that was trapped in a narrow wedge in Sylmar Sunday.

The report of a trapped horse outside 14525 Olive View Drive, near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, was called in around 5:05 p.m., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart.

Firefighters were able to toss a rope around the horse and walk it out of the wedge, Stewart said.

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The horse did not appear hurt, Stewart said.

Images from SkyFOX showed a man riding the horse away from the area shortly after the rescue.