Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Firefighters rescue puppy trapped in chair

Fenwick Road, Canvey Island
23/02/2021 @ 11:41
Incident Number: 139698
In attendance: 1 x Canvey Island

On-call firefighters from Canvey Island were called to rescue a panicked puppy that was trapped in a reclining chair earlier today.

The curious canine had crawled underneath the leg rest and was trapped in the chair mechanism.

Firefighters were able to take the chair apart to free the puppy by 12:09pm. While it was shaken and trembling, the puppy was unharmed and was left in the care of its owner.

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