German Shepherd rescued after falling 10 feet in Colorado Springs home

Posted at 5:32 PM, Oct 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-30 19:32:50-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Firefighters came to the rescue after a family dog fell several feet into a home under construction in Colorado Springs. 

The German Shepherd fell ten feet through a family's porch that was under construction, the Colorado Springs Police Department said on Twitter.

Engine 5 crews were seen prepping the German Shepherd in order to be lifted. 

A woman who is not seen on camera explained the dog jumped ten feet into the ground because he thought he was jumping through a fence. The dog is then seen being lifted by firefighters.

The rescue was successful, according to the fire department.


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