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Incident - Dog Rescue

Date: 07/02/2019
Time: 19:53
Location: Cold East Cross, Devon
Area: Western
County: Devon

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call from a member of the public reporting that her dog was stuck down a rabbit hole on Dartmoor.

One Fire appliance from Ashburton was mobilised by Fire Control.

On arrival, the Incident Commander confirmed that a terrier type dog was stuck down a rabbit hole. Crews got to work with shovels and picks to try to locate the dog and requested the assistance of a 4 x 4 vehicle from Bovey Tracey and a snake eye camera which was sent from Newton Abbott.

The dog was finally located and rescued before being handed back to his owners.

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