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Dog stuck in the well has been rescued15 February 2017 Wednesday
The crews from the Fire Department of Istanbul Metropolitan (IMM) rescued the dog stuck in a narrow well 61 metres deep at around 06:00 this morning.

The crews from the Fire Department of Istanbul Metropolitan (IMM) rescued the dog stuck in a narrow well 61 metres deep at around 06:00 this morning.

The operation of rescuing a dog falling into a well on Karakulak Road in Dereseki Neighbourhood, Beykoz District of the Istanbul City was accomplished with a happy end. The dog stuck in a narrow well 61 metres deep and 30 centimetres in diameter for about 10 days was rescued by the crews from IMM Fire Department at around 06:00 this morning.

The crews of the Fire Department had obtained instant views of the trapped dog with a sub-aqua camera and a sub-rubble viewing device. Along with the fire department crews, ISKI crews participated in this rescue operation with channel-inside scanning cameras.

As of 4th February, a pneumatic climate tent and a heating system were established over the well for the dog not to be affected by bad weather conditions. Therefore the temperature of the dog was kept stabile.

The crews of the Fire Department used various techniques of catching in order to rescue the stuck dog in the early hours of the mornings, continued all night for about ten days.

The dog was rescued from the 61-metre-well with the apparatus developed by the crews of IMM Fire Department.

The dog named as Kuyu, which means well in Turkish, underwent a medical examination in IMM Animal Hospital. The new home of Kuyu became Beykoz station of Istanbul Fire Department with the support of animal lovers.

Turkey-wide and international congratulations from colleagues and animal lovers are coming to Istanbul Fire Department for this successful operation.

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