Charlotte fire officials rescued a puppy in Ballantyne after it fell in a sewer pipe Thursday morning.
The rescue happened in the 9900 block of Evergreen Terrace Drive. Crews were called to the area shortly after 8 a.m. The dog fell about 6 feet into the sewer, officials said.
Crews dug more than 7 feet into the street to find the dog, a 5-week old puppy named MJ, according to Observer news partner WBTV.
A hazmat team used a camera to monitor the puppy’s movement in the pipe, fire officials said.
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The puppy was freed from the sewer and reunited with its owners about two hours after officials arrived.
The dog appeared to be fine, WCNC reported.