Stuck in a drainpipe for three long days, a dog in California was finally rescued by firefighters, winning praise from netizens. The heartwarming incident was shared by the official Twitter handle of the Santa Barbara County fire department.
According to the post, the SBC took around 20-minutes to bring out 2-year-old Sophie from an 18-inch drainpipe on the UC Santa Barbara campus, where she was stuck for three days.
“The firefighters used a hose line to coax the dog to another awaiting firefighter and was brought to the surface,” read the caption of the post, which has now gone viral on social media.
It took SBC about 20 minutes to rescue Sophie, a 2 yr old mix, that had been in a 18” drainpipe for three days on the UC Santa Barbara campus. FF’s used a hose line to coax the dog to another awaiting FF and was brought to the surface. C/T 12:57 **Call Newsline** pic.twitter.com/I4Y0agpDrs
— SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) July 15, 2020
Since being shared online, the post has prompted several reactions among netizens with many praising the firefighters for the rescue operation.
Thank you. Is there more back story on this ?? 3 days 😢
— Mary Benak (@mjbmab1) July 15, 2020
Thank you soo much to the rescue team and the community that has been on the lookout for her for the past couple months. It’s been a very stressful and hard time trying to find her and we’re so glad to have her back!!!
— Efro (@frowin11) July 15, 2020
On behalf of our family can’t thank you enough for rescuing Shopie. You all are amazing. Thank you for all that you do ❤️
— Irma Nuñez (@IrmaNue41221096) July 15, 2020
Oh my! I have seen her lost signs in my neighborhood. So happy she was found safe!!
— Amanda (@MandaPandaRawrr) July 15, 2020
— Gigi Graciette (@GigiGraciette) July 15, 2020