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Four horses rescued from collapsed barn in Franklin

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 13:10:46-05

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Four horses were rescued from a collapsed barn in Franklin on Thursday morning.

Officials Williamson County said the caller noticed the horses were trapped just before 7 a.m. inside portable stalls on S. Berry's Chapel Road.

Rescue squads were able to free all four of the animals by 10:50 a.m. One horse sustained minor injuries and the other three were unharmed.

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First reponders worked to rescue four horses trapped after a barn collapsed in Franklin.

A veterinarian was on scene to sedate the horses for the safety of the animals and the responders who were working to free them.

The incident temporarily shut down S. Berry's Chapel Road on Thursday.