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Cherokee County Firefighters Rescue Dog From Well

The dog is pulled from a 75 foot well.
The dog is pulled from a 75 foot well. (click image for slideshow)
July 5, 2015 | Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to an animal rescue call this morning, just shortly before 7 AM, at 1900 Fletcher Drive in northeastern Cherokee County. Cherokee County Firefighters arrived on the scene to find at 2 to 3 month yellow Labrador had fallen into a 75 foot deep well. According to Jose Santillan, an occupant of the home where the well was located, the dog and a black Labrador showed up at their home yesterday and appeared to be strays. ... (read complete story)

Firefighters construct a tripod to lower the firefighter into the well.
Firefighters construct a tripod to lower the firefighter into the well.
Cherokee County firefighter, Brendan O'Brien, holds the dog that he rescued.
Cherokee County firefighter, Brendan O'Brien, holds the dog that he rescued.
The entire animal rescue team with the dog that was removed from the well.
The entire animal rescue team with the dog that was removed from the well.
Cherokee County firefighter, Brendan O'Brien, with his new friend.
Cherokee County firefighter, Brendan O'Brien, with his new friend.
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