Firefighters Heard Cries From Deep Underground And Kept Digging As Things Got Desperate

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The firefighter rescue team reacted instantly when they got the call. Now they were at the site of the accident and they ached from digging. Suddenly, however, they heard a noise from underground. But even though they seemed so close to finding the victim, would they be able to do so before the earth claimed her?

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In the summer of 2017 a story resurfaced online that perfectly demonstrates the absolute dedication of the fire service. The events that took place in that story actually happened in 2011, but the tale is just as revealing today as it was then. And it all began with a woman and her dog.

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To be more precise, it involved a woman named Kay Barnes and her terrier, Cookie, who were out in the Shropshire countryside in England when Cookie bolted off. It’s something many a dog owner will be familiar with: the canine’s hunting instincts had compelled her to follow the trail of a rabbit, and there was no stopping her doing so.

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