Crews rescue patient and puppy from mine shaft

CFA was called to reports of a male and a puppy trapped in a mine shaft on Parkinsons Road at Launching Place at 2.25pm on Sunday, 7 June.

Crews rescue patient and puppy from mine shaft

Nine CFA vehicles from Dandenong, Wandin, Hallam, Monbulk, Hoddles Creek and Little Yarra responded to the incident.

The patient and 10-month-old puppy were located 10 metres below ground in an old mine shaft.

Crews conducted a joint-agency high angle rescue operation alongside SES members using equipment from Hallam, Dandenong and Monbulk brigades.

The incident was under control at 4.29pm and the patient and puppy were extricated and handed over to Ambulance Victoria.

A stop was issued on the incident at 4.48pm.

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