CAL FIRE saves dog on Miocene Canal

BUTTE, Calif.- CAL FIRE said they rescued a dog that slid 30-feet down onto a steep…

BUTTE, Calif.- CAL FIRE said they rescued a dog that slid 30-feet down onto a steep ledge Saturday afternoon. 

A couple of people were walking the Miocene Canal at Hwy 70 and Cherokee Rd. when their dog fell off the edge.

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The owners called CAL FIRE and a firefighter arrived to rappel and secure the dog safely up the steep ledge. 

Nobody was injured and CAL FIRE wants to remind people in these instances don’t make the situation work by trying to help and getting stuck yourself.