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Portland Firefighters Rescue Horse From Old Septic Tank (VIDEO)


Animals  (tags: animals, horse, septic tanks, video, good news, protection )

Lindsey
- 902 days ago - katu.com
Portland firefighters rescued a 34-year-old Quarter horse from a Northeast Portland septic tank Monday afternoon. Roxy fell in the old tank at about 4:30 at 13th and Gertz and was stuck for about half an hour with only her head visible above ground.



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Alex Guppy (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 2:07 pm
wow
 

naomi cohen (44)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 4:26 pm
so fantastic. God bless the horse and the people who saved him.
 

. (2)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 6:24 pm
Animals and people were given to one another to love and share.
 

Debbie Johnson (116)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 6:29 pm
Tough old girl. Good on her.
 

Mary T. (186)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 8:43 pm
Thanks Lindsey
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 9:05 pm
Thank God for the Fire Departments!!..wish we could send them all zillions of green stars!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 9:36 pm
Poor dear.
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 11:31 pm
Thanks to all the wonderful fighters to the rescue *HUGS*
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 1:15 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

. (0)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 1:48 am
Roxy very luky horse
Thx Lindsey
 

Danuta Watola (1199)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 3:02 am
Noted
 

Dawn Mason (108)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 11:23 am
Noted, Glad they got him!
 

Lauren Kozen (159)
Thursday March 29, 2012, 7:12 pm
Noted. Thanks Lindsey.
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Friday March 30, 2012, 8:47 am
Well done to these firefighters.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 30, 2012, 8:48 am
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Sandi C. (236)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:21 am
HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY ROXY!
 

Kimberly McMahen (25)
Friday March 30, 2012, 9:42 am
Kudos to the brave rescuers
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday March 30, 2012, 10:01 am
Poor thing, thank God they got him out!
 

Rich Blue (72)
Friday March 30, 2012, 10:45 am
Ohh...thanks for helping blessings to the rescuers
 

Kay M. (351)
Friday March 30, 2012, 11:04 am
good job.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 30, 2012, 11:05 am
I only hope it has the best life to look forward to now that he is rescued.
 

Terrie D. (64)
Friday March 30, 2012, 11:16 am
Thank goodness they could rescue him. Heros and angels are everywhere!
 

aj E. (164)
Friday March 30, 2012, 12:28 pm
cool
 

New G. (8)
Friday March 30, 2012, 12:48 pm
Thank you for the rescue and news.
 

Heather L. (3)
Friday March 30, 2012, 1:46 pm
Lucky horse, thank you fire department ! I hope this encourages Roxys guardian, and anyone else with an old septic or well, to completely fill them up with stones, concrete or earth and make them safe for animals and people.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Friday March 30, 2012, 2:42 pm
So glad they were able to rescue this beautiful horse!
 

Mike and Janis B. (7)
Friday March 30, 2012, 2:52 pm
Do hope she isn't affected by shock. Glad she was freed. Good for the kind firefighters. This is how horses should be treated that includes the mustangs.
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Friday March 30, 2012, 3:30 pm
Good job!
 

paula eaton (30)
Friday March 30, 2012, 3:58 pm
Good job. I am glad this lovely horse was saved.
 

Roxann Shadrick (15)
Friday March 30, 2012, 5:48 pm
Great Story and Bless those rescuers that they were able to save that beautiful horse and after this she defintly deserves retirement.
 

kye j. (41)
Friday March 30, 2012, 6:39 pm
Thanks to those that rescued this poor horse.Well done
 

Virginia Esquer (8)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 12:22 am
i am glad the horse got rescued from good fire dept crew kudos for them
 

Linda P. (0)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 12:35 am
Thank you to all that helped this horse, you are the BEST!!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 3:00 am
Good rescue
 

Gina M. (0)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 7:07 am
Great story, but how can anyone with brains, leave a septic tank uncovered?
 

Shirley S. (0)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 12:14 pm
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janet f. (29)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 6:47 pm
All horses should have this good of a home and people like this couple to care for them.
 

Veronica C. (43)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 10:02 pm
That was a tough day on the job!
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 10:01 pm
WOW...poor Roxy, I hope she will be o.k. Why in the world was this septic tank not covered? This was an accident waiting to happen. Thanks to all the firefighters for saving Roxy. Good luck Roxy, hope you heal soon!!
 

Dianne D. (463)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 7:49 pm
Poor Roxy. I hope she's going to be OK. God Bless all the animals in the world and those that love and care for them. Thanks firefighters.
 
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