Firefighters rescue 83-year-old man from 30ft-deep well after he slipped and fell while trying to rescue a cat
- Professor P N Tyre is an animal lover and wanted to help the cat stuck in the well
- His daughter-in-law saw him at the bottom of the well and called fire fighters
- Fire fighters rushed to the elderly man’s rescue and used ropes to get him out
An elderly man who tried to rescue a cat from a well fell into it and had to be rescued himself by firefighters.
Professor P N Tyre is an animal lover and wanted to help the cat that he saw struggling near the well in Chennai in India when he fell in.
The professor’s daughter-in-law saw him inside the 30ft well and called firefighters who used ropes to get the 83-year-old out.
Professor P N Tyre is an animal lover and wanted to help the cat that was stuck in the well in Chennai in India
The professor’s daughter-in-law sad him inside the 30ft well and called firefighters who used ropes to get the 83-year-old out
The daughter-in-law could not ask neighbours for help because of coronavirus social distancing restrictions.
The video shows a firefighter at the bottom of the well tying some rope around the elderly man.
The firefighters then slowly lift the man sitting in the gap tied with some rope and talk amongst themselves.
He holds a flashlight so the firefighters can see him and steer correctly in the dark well.
After being rescued Professor Tyre stands up and walks away seemingly without any serious injuries.
P N Tyre, is a retired professor of Loyola College and has always loved animals.
Although the elderly man fell down the 30ft deep well but stood up and walked away after he was rescued, seemingly unharmed