Fire crew rescues dog trapped underground in Preston park
Fire crews were called to Haslam Park around 2.30pm on Saturday after the pet's owner reported it had disappeared down a hole.
The Jack Russell had managed to get stuck in the foundations within the remains of a former park building.
Officers were on the scene for an hour digging a route out for the stranded canine.
And shortly after it was reunited with its relieved owner.
A fire service spokesman said: "Somehow it had gone down the small hole, probably chasing rabbits, and couldn't make its way back out.
"We could hear the barking from underground and were able to excavate a nearby section so we could release it."