Dog rescued after plunging 30 feet into well


LOS ANGELES – A dog was rescued Sunday after she fell into a 30-foot well in California's Santa Monica mountains.

Lucy, a 13-year-old Welsh terrier, fell into the dirt well in Malibu at about 11:45 a.m.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to get the pup to safety.

It took rescuers two hours to get the scene due of traffic, but Lucy was eventually rescued by a firefighter who was lowered into the well.

“It was successful and we pulled her out. She is likely to survive," a LAFD spokesperson told InsideEdition.com.

The department reminded pet owners to always keep their dogs on leashes.



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In a tweet, the department recored the canine being rescued. 

*Animal Rescue in Malibu. USAR 103 with the save, no injuries to dog or rescuers. Keep your pet on a leash👍🐶 #rescue #LACoFD #USAR @LACo_FD pic.twitter.com/4cODCOi1MT

— LACounty Fire PIO (@LACoFDPIO) April 2, 2017