Sicilian Firefighters Use Excavator to Rescue Dog Trapped in Tunnel

Italy’s national fire service, the Vigili del Fuoco, said on July 31 that a rescue team in Sicily saved a dog that had become trapped in a tunnel.

Footage from the service shows its crew freeing the pooch from the tunnel using an excavator.

According to a media release, the dog was trapped under stone blocks. The team dug an adjacent tunnel to reach the dog and brought it back to the surface.

The dog escaped unscathed and was reunited with its owner. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful