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ICE-SAR Rescues Dog at Þingvellir

Two search and rescue teams were called out on Friday regarding a dog that fell into a fissure in a summer home community in the Þingvellir National Park, RÚV reports.

The dog fell five to six metres [16 – 19 ft] into a fissure that was well-hidden by scrub brush. As such, its owners were able to hear it, but were not able to see it. Ten ICE-SAR members went to the scene. Rescuers had to repel into the fissure to reach the animal and then secure a harness around it in order to lift it to the surface.

The dog was unharmed when it was returned to its owners.

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