Firefighters rescued a dog that fell into a mine shaft in Porthtowan yesterday afternoon (October 2).
Specialized teams from Tolvaddon attended the scene after receiving reports that the dog had fallen.
Teams used a safety system to lower a firefighter 10 feet to save the dog.
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Fortunately, the animal was rescued and found its owner.
A fire service statement reads: “Specialized line rescue teams from Tolvaddon responded to a call to a dog which had descended into a gallery and then fell into a mine shaft.
“The firefighters used a safe working system to lower a firefighter 10 feet into the mine shaft and save the dog.
“The animal was recovered unharmed and returned to its owner.”
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