Dog rescued after falling into mine shaft
NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A dog is unhurt after falling into an abandoned mine shaft over the weekend.
Dusty fell into the shaft on the south side of Nelson County over the weekend, according to Wintergreen Fire and Rescue. She had been missing more than 24 hours when she was found by her owners.
Wintergreen Fire used its Technical Rescue Team to get the dog to safety, which took about two hours, according to the department.
The department says, “Thanks to the many civilians who helped shuttle equipment on scene.”
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