Maryland Firefighters Rescue Puppy Stuck Inside Pipe For Seven Hours

Firefighters from Montgomery County became the saviors of a 9-week-old puppy that fell into a small six-inch pipe. According to NBC Washington, the puppy, a Pomeranian, accidentally fell into the small pipe buried about 12 feet underground at a property located near Blair High School in Silver Spring. The puppy remained stuck there for over seven hours before it was rescued by firefighters.

According to WJLA News, the effort to save the puppy began at around 6:30 p.m. local time on Saturday evening. Firefighters reached the spot where the puppy was stuck after they received a call from a local resident who heard the cries of the puppy from underneath the ground.

After reaching the spot, the firefighters realized that it was not an easy task to save the puppy from the pipe located 12 feet underground. They soon brought in heavy equipment that could be used to dig through the ground and reach the puppy. During the entire time, the puppy was provided a constant supply of oxygen and food to keep it alive. The efforts to help save the puppy finally bore fruit at around 1:30 a.m. in the morning when the firefighters successfully reached the puppy and managed to rescue it.

According to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesperson Pete Pringer, the call for help to rescue the stuck puppy came at around 6:30 p.m. He added that the puppy could have been stuck inside the pipe for several hours before that. He added that the puppy was eventually reunited with its owner at around 2:20 a.m. in the morning

Pete Pringer also live-tweeted the entire rescue as it happened on Twitter. We have embedded several of his tweets below.

The news about this amazing puppy rescue comes just hours after the Inquisitr reported about the life-changing operation that let a pit bull puppy named Roscoe to walk normally.

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