Hoists Standpoints

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the incident at 4.37 pm yesterday and immediately firefighters from Lockerbie and Dumfries, along with a heavy rescue vehicle, rushed to the scene. They were assisted by a local farmer who conveyed their rescue equipment across two fields to reach the horse. And a vet was called in to advise before the crews attempted to move the heavy animal. An ice path or sturdy inflatable walkway was used to create a stable working platform, as well as a Tirfor or metal winching device which is used to pull heavy objects in challenging conditions. Fi

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