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Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department rescues 'stuck and struggling' dog from stream

A member of the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department swift water rescue unit carries a dog out of a stream in Arbutus. (Courtesy image, Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department.)
A member of the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department swift water rescue unit carries a dog out of a stream in Arbutus. (Courtesy image, Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department.)

The Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department announced on Monday that its swift water rescue technicians successfully rescued a dog from a local stream.

The department was alerted at 3 p.m. Monday that a dog was “stuck and struggling” in East Branch Herbert Run, a stream near the 800 block of Warwick Avenue in Arbutus.

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Two trucks responded and a swift water rescue technician was able to extricate the dog from the stream. The department announced on social media the dog had been rescued by 3:15 p.m.

Baltimore County Animal Services was requested to care for the dog, officials said.

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