17-Year-Old Dog Saved From Sinkhole

A 17-year-old dog named Chance was saved from a sinkhole in his backyard.
Palatine Police Department
A 17-year-old dog named Chance was saved from a sinkhole in his backyard.

Police, firefighters and public works crews came to the rescue of a 17-year-old dog Tuesday morning after he fell into a sinkhole in his family’s yard in Palatine, Illinois. Chance disappeared after being let out in the backyard. The Palatine Police said the dog fell through a small opening in the grass into a larger underground sinkhole and became trapped. The family’s teenage son started digging to free Chance and was assisted by crews when they arrived on the scene. Chance was finally freed and wasn’t injured in the incident. — Read it at ABC 7 Chicago

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