SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – It’s usually cats in trees that need a firefighter’s help but not Friday, when two dogs were rescued by San Francisco firefighters after sliding halfway down a cliff.
San Francisco Fire Department spokesman Lt. Jonathan Baxter says the dogs got stuck on a cliff at Fort Funston. A 14-member crew helped in their rescue.
But Baxter says it was firefighter paramedic Art Julaton who was lowered down to strap the dogs in a harness and carry them back up to firm land, where they wagged their tales in gratitude.
AT 0711 HRS, CLIFF RESCUE INVOLVING 2 DOGS.FORT FUNSTON Dogs are okay thanks to Station 19 and FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC E19 ART JULATON (Pictured) 02/16/18 pic.twitter.com/yKZqdUXR2E
— San Francisco Fire (@sffdpio) February 16, 2018
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Baxter says the dogs were not hurt but reminds dog owners to keep an eye on their furry friends.
He says Fort Funston is a popular area for dog walking and hiking.
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