Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped in Drainpipe for Three Days

Sophie Was Reported Missing About a Month Ago

Sophie's rescue | Credit: Courtesy

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Santa Barbara firefighters on Wednesday rescued a dog that had been trapped in a drainpipe on UCSB’s campus for approximately three days, Captain Daniel Bertucelli said. A citizen reported hearing the 2-year-old pup, named Sophie, and firefighters used a hose line to coax her to an opening where they could grab her. Sophie was reported missing about a month ago, Bertucelli said. She’s now recovering from the ordeal.


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