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Rescuers Save Dog Who Fell Into River And Got Trapped In Debris

Published: April 20, 2022 at 07:17 PM Author: Penny Eims



Knightdale, North Carolina – A dog is lucky to be alive after falling into a river in North Carolina and getting trapped in debris. The frightening incident happened on Tuesday night when the pooch tumbled into the cold water of the Neuse River.

The Knightdale Fire Department posted images of the rescue effort on Facebook, explaining what had transpired:

Tonight around 6:15 our crews along with Raleigh Fire Engine 26 were dispatched to a dog that had fallen in the river and was trapped in some debris. Upon our arrival crews quickly assessed the situation and the decision was made to deploy our boat for a rescue. The dog was quickly located and pulled from the rising and cold Nesue River.

Judging by the photos, the tired dog was relieved to be out of the cold water and safely inside the rescuers’ boat. According to the Facebook post, the pup was reunited with his owners after he was back to shore – he is expected to be okay.

(Images via Knightdale Fire Department Facebook page)

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Kate Kenner
Kate Kenner
27 days ago

Thank goodness he was not in the water long and that he has a home to go to. Thanks to the rescuers who so quickly got him out of the cold water. Brr! it is too early for swimming.

Brian
Brian
27 days ago

Thank you rescuers! God bless you all!

Sandra Cruz Rodriguez
Sandra Cruz Rodriguez
27 days ago

Thank you rescuers for all the hard work and for saving this poor little dog! God bless you all!

Beth
Beth
27 days ago

Thank God for good people reporting it and good firefighters and rescue personnel. This is how the world should work. Great Patriots and animal lovers. Kindness is the deal.🙏🐶🇺🇸💥

Heidi Davis
Heidi Davis
27 days ago

Thank you to the rescuers !!!

Karen Fostel
Karen Fostel
27 days ago

Thank God for these wonderful firemen!! You always hear about them going to the aid of animals!! Love you guys and God bless that precious little doggo!!

Laura
Laura
25 days ago

Some faith in humanity restored. May love/respect/protection for animals spread like wildfire through people everywhere.