Firefighters rescue dog trapped in Sunderland railings

Firefighters were called out to rescue a dog whose head had become trapped in railings.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 09:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 18:40 pm
The dog was rescued in Old Mill Road, Marley Potts, Sunderland.

One crew from Sunderland's Marley Park Community Fire Station used spreader equipment to widen the railings and ease the pet out.

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They were alerted to nearby Old Mill Road, in the Marley Potts area of the city, at 4.25am on Tuesday morning and needed 10 minutes to free the uninjured dog.

Further details about the incident have still to be revealed.