Dog trapped under ambulance in Scunthorpe freed by firefighters
A Scunthorpe dog appears to have had a very lucky escape last night (Wednesday March 6).
It became trapped under the axle of an ambulance, but Humberside Fire and Rescue Service came to the animal's aid in Wawick Road.
Having been called out at 9.16pm, fire-fighters used two large high pressure airbags, blocks, wedges and salvage sheets.
The freed dog - described as suffering slight cuts and bruises - was left in the care of its owner.
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Humberside Police said they were called to the scene at 9.11pm because of a report a patient transport ambulance had been in collision with a dog.
The vehicle could not be moved because the dog was trapped beneath it.
It was freed at 9.53pm and is understood to have been seen by a vet.
Warwick Road was closed to traffic during the incident.
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