A man and his dog were rescued from a steep embankment by fire fighters. Consolidated Battalion Chief Mark Buttron says fire fighter went to a home on Grizzly Trail off Greenhorn Road, Sunday night. Chief Buttron says a home owner elderly dog had gone two hundred feet over a steep embankment at the back of the property. The home owner went down to help the dog and both were then stuck.
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The Chief says fire fighters from Consolidated, Grass Valley and Ophir Hill used a rope system and a stretcher litter system to rescue the man and a short time later the dog. The rescue was a success no one suffered any serious injury. The rescue took three hours to complete.