12 January 2023

Northumbria Police control room rang our duty controller on Thursday afternoon with an unusual request for North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves. The Police had received a request from a member of the public whose dog had become stuck in a tree approximately 10 feet off the ground after the dog had gone over a crag near Kettle Hill, Wooler.

As local resources were being deployed to assess the situation, the Police indicated that Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) were also deploying. Given that their resources were closer to the scene it didn’t take too long before it was confirmed that the dog had been rescued. With some dogged determination and a ladder, the crew from Wooler managed to rescue and safely return the dog, a Red Setter, to its owner.

A great job by NFRS.

The incident involved 2 Team members for 13 minutes.