South Adams County firefighters rescue 9-week-old puppy from inside a couch

  • Source: KMGH-TV ABC 7 Denver
  • Published: 01/25/2023 12:00 AM

Firefighters in Adams County were called on to solve quite the puppy predicament Monday night. A 9-week-old blue nose pitbull pup had to be rescued from the inside of a reclining couch. Denver7 spoke with Paulie Johnston, one of the firefighters involved in cracking the canine couch conundrum Tuesday. As he tells it, the call came in as what’s called a “citizen assist,” a common non-emergency request. Think cats in trees, and the like. This one, though, was different. Four firefighters from South Adams County Fire Department Engine 26 – Johnston, Matt Wood, Ryan Applegate and Chris Groetzinger – responded to the home where the puppy, named Nina, was stuck inside a sectional sofa. “All four of us are big dog lovers, a lot of us have more than one,” Johnston said. “We got to the house and the family was a little upset, and rightfully so.


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