North Carolina Firefighters Use Crane to Save Dog Who Ran Into Quarry

Zeus after being rescued

Charlotte first responders used a crane to get a dog that had been trapped in a quarry back to his owners.

North Carolina firefighters have saved a dog named Zeus from a quarry by using a crane, according to WCNC Charlotte.

Zeus and another dog ran into the quarry of Vulcan Materials.

Unfortunately, the other dog jumped off a ledge and died.

Zeus was trapped until Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Animal Care & Control unit and a group of Charlotte firefighters arrived with a crane to free him, according to the Charlotte Fire Department’s Facebook post.

The pup received a quick check-up, but was released back to his owners, according to WCNC Charlotte.

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