Crews rescue dog trapped in drain pipe

Posted: Updated:
THORNWOOD -

First responders rescued a dog trapped in a drain pipe this afternoon.

Thornwood firefighters, along with the Westchester County Technical Rescue Team, Pleasantville Ambulance, Mount Pleasant Medics and Mount Pleasant Highway Department, worked for 3½ hours to reach the dog, named Rex.

The team had to dig 15 feet to reach Rex.

Rex was safely removed from the storm drain pipe and was reunited with his owners.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."