Fire crews rescue Bedlington Terrier dog from sinkhole in Whitburn

A 16-month old Bedlington Terrier has been rescued by fire fighters from a sinkhole.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 4:09 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 7:10 pm
Crews were called out to rescue a dog in Whitburn.

On Tuesday, January 21, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue service were called to reports of a dog who was stuck in a sinkhole in Whitburn.

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Specialist rope rescue crews from South Shields and Hebburn’s Community Fire Stations were called to the scene of the incident.

A spokeswoman for TWFRS said: “The crews rescued a 16-month old Bedlington Terrier from the sinkhole.”