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Horse rescued after falling into large hole in Weber County

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Posted at 9:31 AM, May 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-20 12:12:14-04

HOOPER, Utah – Weber County Animal Control helped rescue a horse that fell into a large hole that opened during the recent rain storms Monday night.

Officials said they were thankful the family had a tractor to help pull out the horse named “Brutus.”

According to Weber County, the hole was an old corrugated pipe previously used to collect water.

Animal control officers said the large pipe was covered with plywood and sand.

Deputies said the animal wasn’t seriously injured in the accident.