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Horse stuck in bathtub rescued by California firefighters

"My horse is stuck in a bathtub," the horse's owner said when he called the fire department.

By
Kate Stanton

ORANGEVALE, Calif., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- California firefighters had an unusual day at the office when they were called to rescue a horse from a bathtub.

Phantom, a 30-year-old Palomino/Appaloosa living in Orangevale, Calif., with her owner, was "dancing around" the bathtub that doubles as a food trough when she fell in Wednesday and couldn't get back out.

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In video of the rescue, firefighters push the tub to the side allowing Phantom to slip out.

"Many hands (and a few tools) got her back on her feet in just a few minutes," the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department said in a Facebook post.

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