Dogs rescued from Wheal Rose mineshaft at Scorrier

Dogs hurtle over edge of mineshaft near Redruth

Dogs hurtle over edge of mineshaft near Redruth

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Two dogs have been pulled to safety after plummeting down a mineshaft near Scorrier.

The animals were enjoying a bank holiday walk when they hurtled over the edge of a shaft at Wheal Rose yesterday, Monday.

Firefighters from Redruth and Camborne were called out just before 3.45pm.

They used line rescue equipment to lower a crewmember approximately 30 feet down the shaft, to collect the fallan dogs and carry them to safety.

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