Horse rescued from flood in Texas

An Urban Search & Rescue team save a horse from rising flood waters in Rio Grande City, Texas. Firefighter volunteers with Texas Task Force 1 were dispatched to south Texas in the wake of Hurricane Alex, and were called upon to rescue this 17-year old mare, named Irish Painted Lady. The horse’s owner tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram the horse was entangled in a mesquite tree and unable to move.