Thursday, September 1, 2016

Pit Bull Terrier Rescued from Drainage Hole in Backyard on South Forrest Ave South of Kensington Rd, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:23 PM Thursday to a report of a Pit Bull injured after falling in a sewer drainage hole in a backyard in the block of 200 South Forrest Avenue Arlington Heights, Il. Firefighters on arrival confirmed a dog, possibly injured, after a fall into a sewer about 10 feet down.

Crew on arrival requests assistance from the animal warden.

Firefighters checked for any hazardous gas levels or air quality issues in the hole where the dog was located about 10 feet underground.

Firefighters began a small below-grade technical rescue operation with two firefighters lowered into a drainage hole in the backyard of a residence.

A Pit Bull Terrier named Clyde wasited quietly in the hole as firefighters prepared ropes, harnesses, carabiners, and webbing rigging to lower themselves into the drainage hole. Firefighters prepared a muzzle if necessary in case the dog's disposition was changed from any injuries.

A fire lieutenant and firefighter were lowered down a ladder into the hole. Firefighters in the hole applied a small tarp wrap around the dog. Firefighters used the small tarp wrap as a container to elevate the dog, and did not need to use a muzzle.

Clyde was raised from the hole without a problem and did not appear to have any serious injuries.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): E2

TRUCK(S): TL1

SQUAD(S): SQD2

CHIEF(S): BC ?? 100 101 105

EMS: A ??

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