Dog stuck on ledge Aira Force

Monday 02/01/2017 12:42 

On Monday 2 January 2017 at 12.45pm Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called by Cumbria Police to go to the aid of a Collie cross dog that had fallen into the beck at Aira force.

When team members arrived on scene the dog was stood on a ledge just above the flowing water.

A Team member adseiled down to the dog, made friends with the stressed canine and, with the aid of a rope system, controlled by the other Team members, extracated the animal to safety.

The rescue lasted 90 minutes and was attended by 14 Patterdale personnel.