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Dog rescued from mud at Treviscoe

By mwill  |  Posted: September 15, 2012

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At around 8pm on Friday evening Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service received a call to a dog that had become trapped in china-clay waste mud, at Kernick Dam, Treviscoe. The dog was stuck about 30 metres from hard standing ground.

Two major pumps, two specialist rescue vehicles and a four-wheel drive appliance were sent from St Dennis, St Austell and Bodmin. Two officers also attended. The dog - a 4-year-old female standard poodle - was rescued by crews wearing dry suits, with 4 rescue lines and 3 inflatable rescue paths to reach the animal.

The dog was safely given back to the owner uninjured.

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  • barrtribe  |  September 16 2012, 12:39AM

    I hope the owner gets to foot the bill rather than the tax payer.

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