Firefighters Use ‘Jaws Of Life’ To Rescue Dog Stuck In A Cinder Block

Firefighters successfully rescued a rottweiler after its head had become stuck in a heavy cinder block.

According to a Facebook post by St. Johns County Fire Rescue, the firefighters received a “unique” call regarding a rottweiler named Fifi who’d gotten herself into a “precarious situation.”

The post explained that Fifi was “apparently sniffing around her residence and became stuck in a cinder block.”

Personnel from Station eight performed rather unique rescue today. A resident in the Hastings area retuned home from…

Posted by St. Johns County Fire Rescue on Saturday, April 20, 2019

6-month-old Fifi had wedged her head into one of the holes in the block and become unable to free it. When Fifi’s owner returned from work, they discovered the dog trapped and immediately got to work to free her.

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Unfortunately, their efforts were unsuccessful and they eventually ended up calling the SJC Communications Center for help.

Posted by St. Johns County Fire Rescue on Saturday, April 20, 2019

After a call for help was placed, it wasn’t long before deputies from SJSO arrived and began working to free the puppy’s head from the cinder block.

They used soap and water to carefully try and pull her free, but Fifi remained stuck.

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After that, firefighters from Station 8 showed up to free the pup and they were able to use the Jaws of Life to crack the block and free Fifi!

Thankfully, Fifi was uninjured and appeared to be in fine spirits.

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