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    Horse saved after falling into pit in Columbia County

    By Vivian Muniz,


    BENTON, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Crews setting up a carnival were called to help save a horse that had fallen into a pit Wednesday in Columbia County.

    According to Chief James Albertson of the Benton Fire Company, the call came in around 10:30 a.m. for a horse stuck in a pit.

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    Fire crews say the horse fell into the pit as it was grazing in a pasture. Local farmers helped the department get the horse out of the pit.

    The horse was safely removed and is reportedly doing well.

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