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Crews in Mt. Juliet have safely rescued a horse named Boomer after he fell into a sinkhole earlier this morning.

Boomer was sedated during the rescue and was sleeping comfortably soon afterward, according to Lt. James Copas with Wilson County Emergency Management Agency.

Crews in Mt. Juliet, Tenn. safely rescued a horse named Boomer after he fell into a sinkhole earlier this morning.

Crews in Mt. Juliet, Tenn. safely rescued a horse named Boomer after he fell into a sinkhole earlier this morning.

WEMA units tried to free the trapped animal for hours. A veterinarian and a

wrecking service were called to the scene off Nonaville Road.

"It's kind of complicated," said WEMA dispatcher Adam Spears.

The wrecking service used a harness to lift Boomer out of the hole.

The 10-foot sinkhole is on a sprawling piece of land surrounding a gated ranch. Media was not allowed on the property.

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