Members of the Maury County Fireplace Division have been dispatched to the distant banks of the Duck River early Monday morning and efficiently rescued a canine trapped alongside a steep embankment taller than most buildings within the area.
Captain Tommy Stanfill mentioned the canine, a coon hound named Angel, was trapped alongside the facet of the river below a 30 to 40-foot cliff inside the higher Yanahli Park space off Sowill Mill Pike and Rieves Bend Street east of Columbia.
Volunteer firefighters from three surrounding stations, No. 1, 10 and 12, have been dispatched to the scene after 12 p.m. as the division’s group of rope specialists led the rescue.
Firefighter Mikey Garcia repelled down the cliff and retrieved the animal earlier than the 2 have been raised to security.
“He went down and was capable of get the canine, tied it to him, and we raised them up, over the cliff,” Stanfill mentioned.
The chief mentioned the rescue went easily regardless of the distant location and the slippery circumstances following several days of snowfall the prior week.
“We’ve got some nice guys, and so they did a superb job,” Stanfill mentioned. “There have been no issues all the pieces went precisely because it ought to have. It was actually a group effort.”
The canine was recovered with out damage.
“Angel was very completely happy to see anyone,” Stanfill mentioned. “After we received to her, she he was muddy and completely happy to be rescued.”
“We practice for various occasions, and we’re at all times making an attempt refine our expertise, so when these unusual conditions come up, we’re able to dealing with it,” Stanfill added.
The Maury County Fireplace Division is a volunteer group with about 150 to 200 volunteer firefighters.
The division operates from 12 stations throughout Maury County’s 620 sq. miles of land inhabited by about 100,000 individuals utilizing 10 engines, 5 tanker vans, 5 brush vans, a cellular air unit and 6 help automobiles.