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Felixstowe: Firefighters rescue dog stuck on roof in Priory Road

PUBLISHED: 16:03 13 April 2014 | UPDATED: 16:03 13 April 2014

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Firefighters in Felixstowe were called to an unusual emergency this morning – a dog which had got stuck on a roof.

The animal had found its way out onto the roof of a chalet bungalow in Priory Road, and then discovering how high up it was, the animal had froze – and was unable to move.

One fire crew from Felixstowe attended the incident at 9.26am with officers using a short extension ladder to reach the pet and bring him down to the ground.

The dog was safe with his owners again by 10.07am.

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