Columbia Fire Department rescues trapped therapy dog

3 years 5 months 1 week ago Friday, May 06 2016 May 6, 2016 Friday, May 06, 2016 10:49:00 AM CDT May 06, 2016 in News
By: Zachary Reger, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — The Columbia Fire Department staged an animal rescue late Thursday night after a therapy dog was found trapped in the bottom of a trench.

The department arrived at 602 Norwalk Drive in north Columbia to find the dog stranded at the bottom of a 20-foot hole. Crews said they could see cracked soil on either side of the hole.

The dog was safely freed using a rescue harness and rope.

The Fire Department reported the dog is fine and was not injured during the rescue operation.

 

 

 

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