Coastguard teams called out after dog gets stuck on a cliff side

Coastguard teams from Sunderland, Hartlepool and Seaham were alerted to a dog stuck on coastal cliffs.

By Ryan Smith
Saturday, 13th February 2021, 10:36 am
Updated Saturday, 13th February 2021, 10:50 am

The three coastal emergency teams received the report of the incident near to Easington Colliery at around 1pm on Friday, February 12.

It is understood that a dog had become stuck half way down the cliff at Grants Houses.

Thankfully, all rescue teams were stood down when the dog managed to make its own way to safety.

Coastguard rescue teams were alerted to a dog stuck half way down the cliffs. Photo: Google Maps.

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A Hartlepool Coastguard Rescue Team spokesperson said: “The team were called out this lunchtime to assist Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team and Seaham Coastguard with a dog stuck half way down the cliff at Grants Houses near Easington Colliery.

“All teams were stood down when the dog made its own way to safety.”

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