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Firefighters Rescue Horse From Ravine in Castro Valley

It took about an hour to free and extricate the horse.

Alameda County Fire Department

Alameda County Fire Department crews rescued a horse that fell into a ravine in the Palomares Canyon area of Castro Valley on Friday morning.

Responding personnel were called shortly after 10 a.m. to the scene, where the horse was wedged into a ravine about 15 feet below.

It took about an hour to free and extricate the horse, which was then turned over to its owner and a veterinarian, fire officials said.

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