Providence Firemen Rescue Horse

Issue 5 and Volume 83.

Providence Firemen Rescue Horse A resident of Providence, R. I., who drove his horse to the stable had the pleasure of seeing the animal suddenly disappear from view. It fell through an open trapdoor into the cellar ten feet below. Some kind friend suggested, “Call the police.” “Don’t you do it,” said another, “they’ll only shoot the horse. And besides you’ll still have the horse in the cellar.” A ladder company was called. When they came the men found a hungry horse in the cellar. The men balked at first and said that horses were just a little out of their line. But with the aid of a block and fall hitched to the beams of the barn, the six firemen pulled for about an hour, and finally succeeded in raising the animat.

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