Woman and Dog Rescued From Mountain Near Italy's Lake Como

A woman and her dog were rescued from Moregallo, a mountain close to Lake Como in the Italy’s northern province of Lecco, after getting into “difficulty” on Thursday, February 27, according to the country’s fire service, Vigili del Fuoco.

The fire service said the pair were rescued by a helicopter crew 1,200 meters (3,937 feet) above sea level and taken to safety. This footage shows the dog and the woman being winched up to the helicopter, one after the other.

According to local media, the woman got stranded after she strayed from the path on the mountain. Credit: Vigili del Fuoco via Storyful