Time Incident Posted: 16:07

Incident Date: 01/03/2022

Incident Location: Diamond Jubilee Wood

Incident Number: 52855

Incident Type: Rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Technical Rescue Appliances and one Appliance from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:40


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from dog owner asking for help with dog stuck down a Badgers Sett for more than 60 hours. RSPCA were in attendance. Crews were mobilised with specialist listening and locating devices.

Updated Incident Information: The sound of dog has been located and more resources have been requested to assist with digging to release the dog.

Dog has been located and rescued by Fire Service now in the hands of the Owner and RSPCA. Badgers Sett believed to be non-active.

Public Statement Issued:


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