Dolly the dog rescued by firefighters

Moorledge Road, Chew Magna

Firefighters have rescued a dog after it fell into a 20 metre ravine.

When crews arrived on the scene they found the owner of a Great Dane called Dolly awaiting them. The dog had been missing since the previous day. It’s thought Dolly had chased a fox and then fallen into the ravine and come to rest 20 metres down on a ledge.

Firefighters were unable to see the animal so one specially trained rope rescue operative descended into the ravine and found the animal on the ledge. He then assisted Dolly into the animal sling and she was lifted to safety.

Dolly was then reunited with her owner, none the worse for her ordeal.