West County firefighters rescue dog trapped in pipe

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TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO (KPLR) – West County firefighters did everything in their power to rescue a dog trapped in a pipe Thursday afternoon. They dug the pipe out from under a concrete driveway to free the pet. The entire operation took almost three hours.

Debbie Dysart, the dog’s owner, sent this message to FOX 2:

“I wanted to share with you a story of a beautiful act of heroism by our firefighters yesterday. My dog Max had gotten wedged in a drainage pipe under my neighbor’s driveway.

Twelve firefighters showed up and proceeded to take heroic measures to free Max from the pipe. They used everything from the jaws of life, two air jacks, two concrete saws, jackhammers, sledge hammers and cutters to free him. It took them three hours to rescue Max. Max made it out alive and unscathed due to their heroic efforts.”