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‘Roof, roof!’ Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

  • Firefighter David O’Keeffe helps to rescue a Saint Bernard named Whiskey from a small roof above an entry door of a home in Spring Lake Park, Minn., on June 8, 2018. Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department via AP


Associated Press
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Roof, roof!’ Dog rescued from home’s overhang

“Roof! Roof!” He was practically begging to be rescued.

Firefighters in the Minneapolis suburb of Spring Lake Park on Friday managed to help a 180-pound Saint Bernard named Whiskey who had gotten stuck on the small roof of the overhang at a side door of his home.

The homeowner’s mother was housesitting when Whiskey pushed out a window screen and jumped onto the second-story overhang.

She and police tried to coax him back inside with dog treats, but to no avail, so firefighters with a ladder truck were summoned. One firefighter on a ladder and two inside eventually managed to pull Whiskey safely into the house.