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Saturday, June 22, 2013

MORENO VALLEY: Concrete cut away to rescue dogs #ConfinedSpaceRescue

 Firefighters cut away sections of concrete to rescue three dogs that were stuck in a storm drain in Moreno Valley on Friday afternoon, June 21.

Cal Fire received a report just after 5 p.m. that at least one dog was trapped in a 200-foot storm drain behind houses near the intersection of Mountain Crest Drive and Pico Vista Way.

Eleven firefighters went to the scene. The dogs were rescued by 6:10 p.m., Cal Fire wrote in a news release.

None of the dogs was injured, Cal Fire said.


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