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Georgia firefighters rescue trucker’s canine companion after she fell into storm sewer drain


Rescuers with Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services (CCFES) were able to reunite a trucker and his canine companion after the pup tumbled down a storm sewer drain.

According to CCFES, Trixie the “over-the-road truck driving companion” full into a storm sewer drain in Cobb County, Georgia, as her trucker owner made a pit stop.

Firefighters said that the small dog fell about 12 feet.

Crews used an oxygen monitoring system and ropes to lower a fire fighter into the sewer drain.

“Trixie was so happy to be rescued that she came straight to FF Andrews, and they were hoisted out of the hole,” CCFES said.

Trixie was checked out by a vet and “is a little banged up, but she will be okay.”


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