Trapped sheepdog rescued from mineshaft at Penybontfawr


Owain Farrington

A SHEEPDOG has been rescued from a mineshaft at Penybontfawr.

A fire crew from Llanfair Caereinion were called out to the trapped pooch on Sunday, August 6, just after noon.

The fire crew, along with a cave rescue team and North East Wales Search and Rescue (NEWSAR) saved the dog by pulling it out of the pit with a harness provided by NEWSAR.

Two members of NEWSAR are dog handlers with Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) and brought their expertise to the rescue.


See full story in the County Times

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