Firefighters Use Rope to Rescue Dog in Rockcastle County

Hunting dog rescued by rope from vertical shaft 65 feet deep in Rockcastle County, Mount Vernon Fire Department, Brodhead Fire Department

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Mount Vernon and Brodhead Fire Department’s did a technical rope rescue of a hunting dog on Cove Branch Road in Rockcastle County.

Firefighters say they rescued the dog from a vertical shaft that was 65-feet deep.

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Firefighters say “Jackson” was not hurt.