A 14-year-old dog named Tess was rescued by Portland firefighters after falling about 25 feet down a manhole in Southeast Portland on Friday.
The incident happened near southeast 9th and Lambert where the cover was off the manhole due to an ongoing inspection.
Tess was down in the manhole for about an hour but luckily wasn’t injured thanks to the pile of leaves and debris that cushioned her fall.
Tess’ owners were extremely grateful for the firefighter who rescued their dog by hooking her up to pulleys and bringing her back up to safety.
The rescue was successful and Tess is now safe and sound.