Two Rockcastle County fire departments work together to rescue dog

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ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)- The Mount Vernon Fire Department and Brodhead Fire Department recused a coon dog on Sunday.

The dog fell about 100 feet into a sink hole off Sand Springs Road.

They used a tripod and rope rescue system to lower a firefighter into the sinkhole where he was able to rescue the dog.

Both the firefighter and the dog were safely raised back to ground level.

The dog is recovering well after the fall and is happy to be reunited with her owner.

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