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Dog trapped in Richmond water treatment facility rescued

Rescue crews in Contra Costa County saved a dog trapped at a water treatment facility in Richmond. (Photos courtesy Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.)
Rescue crews in Contra Costa County saved a dog trapped at a water treatment facility in Richmond Friday.

The dog was stuck on a small ledge just a few feet from untreated sewage.

Animal Control officers think the female pit bull may have been down there a few days.

Rescuers used a harness to pull the dog to safety and she collapsed, exhausted as soon as she was free.



The dog is now being treated for dehydration.

Photos courtesy Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
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