Fire service complete dramatic three hour rescue of dog who got stuck under rocks in 'fox's lair' in West Yorkshire

The fire service completed an astonishing three hour rescue of a dog who was trapped - after falling down a 'fox's lair'.

Friday, 24th January 2020, 11:55 am

Jasper the Spaniel became stuck under rocks in the hole in the Low Wood Nature Reserve, Elam Wood Road, Riddlesden, Keighley.

A 'very labour intensive rescue' then ensued, West Yorkshire Fire service said.

One firefighter crawled under the rocks before pulling the dog out.

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Low Wood Nature Reserve, Elam Wood Road, Riddlesden, Keighley

He was passed to how owner with no injuries.

The rescue took almost three and a half hours.

Crews attended from Cleckheaton Technical Resuce team along with a specialist Technical Rescue Officer, the service said.