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Italian firefighters save dogs from a badger sett

Ruff day! Heartwarming moment Italian firefighters dig Jack Russell terriers Chico and Bricilola out of a badger sett after the three-hour rescue operation

  • Jack Russell terriers Chico and Bricilola were walking with their owner in Italy 
  • The two small dogs scampered off and became trapped in a badger’s set
  • Their owner called the firebrigade who raced to the scene 30 miles from Pompeii
  • The two dogs were reunited with their owner following their three-hour ordeal  

This is the amazing firefighters rescue two dogs who got trapped in a badger set in a small Italian town. 

The incident happened in the Telese Terme region, near the town of Solopaca, which is about 30 miles north of Pompeii. 

Footage filmed from the scene shows the firefighters using pickaxes and shovels to dig their way into the burrow in order to free terriers called Chico and Bricilola. 

Italian firefighters used pickaxes and shovels to dig down into a badger’s sett to release a pair of dogs that got stuck underground

The three-hour operation took place Telese Terme region, near the town of Solopaca, which is about 30 miles north of Pompeii

The three-hour operation took place Telese Terme region, near the town of Solopaca, which is about 30 miles north of Pompeii

Jack Russell terriers Chico and Bricilola were walking with their owner in Italy

Jack Russell terriers Chico and Bricilola were walking with their owner in Italy

Both dogs appeared to be unharmed by their underground ordeal according to the footage

Both dogs appeared to be unharmed by their underground ordeal according to the footage

The two dogs were out on a walk with their owner when they got trapped in the burrow and were unable to find their own way out.  

The two dogs were trapped underground for several hours but were believed to have been completely unharmed by their ordeal. 

Firefighters filmed the rescue operations which lasted at least three hours.  

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