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Dog rescued from Riverside County manhole

Saturday, January 30, 2010
CAL Fire rescues a dog from a man hole in the Inland Empire.

Firefighters rescued a dog who was trapped inside a man hole in the city of Menifee Friday. (KABC Photo)

Firefighters from CAL Fire rescued a dog who was trapped in a manhole in the city of Menifee Friday and handed her over to animal control.

The manhole was located on Sherman Road near Highway 74.

An employee from a nearby store heard the dog crying from the covered man hole. The employee removed the lid and discovered the dog and called emergency workers to the scene.

Firefighters and Riverside County Animal Services worked to rescue the dog.

Officials say the dog was shaking and had trouble walking but is expected to survive.

Animal Services is asking anyone with information about the dog or how she got in the man hole to call 951-358-PETS (7387).

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