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Puppy trapped in car engine for 5 mile drive rescued by firefighters (VIDEO)

P8010053_thumb By Tamara | July 05, 2013 | Comments (4)

Puppy freed after trapped under car

Firefighters rescued a puppy who was trapped under the hood of a car and drove for five miles before being discovered.

The dog traveled through three cities in Florida before the couple driving the PT Cruiser found him on Thursday afternoon.

Broward County Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles told WSVN.com that the couple noticed their car was handling strangely. The dog was stuck between the steering mechanism and the car's front axle, but luckily firefighters were able to free the hot puppy within two minutes.

"It was literally like an Indy pit crew," Mike said of the team's efforts to free the dog. "They had the wheel off the PT Cruiser. They were working gingerly to rescue the dog that was trapped up in there."

Puppy was freed by firefighters after trapped under car

Once freed, the puppy was give some water and taken immediately to a vet where he appears to be fine and without any injuries. It is not know how the dog got into the car engine or who he might belong to. Mike said the dog was very lucky to be unharmed, "This dog must have nine lives."

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Comments on this Article

There's a word that describes what happened here and I believe that word is miracle ! Poor little guy must have been scared to death. I'd like to give a great big thank you to these firefighters for doing such a terrific job of getting this little guy out from under that car. Well done.
Nice to know that there are some nice human beings in this terrible world.
I love firemen! This is a huge show of humanity! Thanks to all of you who helped rescue this pup.
Wow! AWESOME job those fire fighters did! They are true rescuers of humans and animals.
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