Horse survives Camp Fire in California thanks to backyard swimming pool

PARADISE, Calif. -- A horse was saved from the Camp Fire in Paradise thanks to a backyard swimming pool.

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Jeff Hill found the horse in a backyard when he returned to his evacuated neighborhood.

In a Facebook post, he said the horse was tangled in the pool cover, which helped keep the horse from drowning.

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It's not just people fleeing the Camp Fire in Butte County. ABC7's Laura Anthony witnesses several horses running together in the town of Paradise as flames grew nearby.

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