Firefighters rescue dog found stuck in tree in heartwarming photos

Credit: South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Credit: South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Firefighters with South Kitsap Fire and Rescue in Washington state helped rescue a dog that was stuck in a tree Friday.

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Officials said the dog climbed onto a fallen tree that was suspended about 25 feet in the air and could not get back down at South Kitsap Regional Park in Port Orchard.

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Firefighters put a harness on the dog and carried her down a ladder by hand.

"We don't normally do these, but this one created a safe opportunity to practice in a controlled environment and help our citizens," a spokesperson for the Fire Department told KIRO-TV.

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Puppy Alert! C-shift got a call to help this little guy. His curiosity got the best of him and he climbed a fallen tree....

Posted by South Kitsap Fire and Rescue - Official Site on Sunday, July 21, 2019

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