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Lulu the dog had lucky escape thanks to firefighters!

Lulu the Dachshund caused quite a stir when she disappeared down a rabbit hole in woodland near Billing View, Rawdon on March 11.

Technical Rescue Officer Ian Thompson was called in at around 11.20am and subsequently requested the Technical Rescue Team.

The snake eye camera was used to locate Lulu before a handful of firefighters worked tirelessly for around three hours to dig four-year-old Lulu out of the mess she had got herself in.

Owner, Nicola Linfield, who was 49-years-old on the day of the rescue, said she was so grateful for the firefighters’ efforts.

She said: “The firefighters worked so hard. It was pouring down with rain.

“When she came out I cried. It’s the best birthday present I have had. I’m so flabbergasted that they have gone to such a length and the work that they put in – the physical hard work – was incredible.”