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Puppy rescued from well in Connecticut

Puppy rescued from well in Connecticut
Police and firefighters in Connecticut responded to an old well to rescue a puppy that fell into the hole. Photo courtesy of the Montville Police Department

Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Police and firefighters in Connecticut came to the rescue of a puppy heard crying from about 15 feet down in an old well.

The Montville Police Department said two fishermen contacted police Monday morning to report they had heard a dog crying and followed the sound to a well, where they spotted a puppy stranded at the bottom.

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The Montville Fire Department was summoned to the scene and called for assistance from the Mohegan Tribal Fire Department's confined space rescue team.

"The puppy was very happy to have a friend down the hole with her and was loving getting Beggin strips and love when she was rescued," police said.

The department said the puppy was reunited with her owner.

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