By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HANOVER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Firefighters sprung into action after being called to rescue a dog in Beaver County.

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A Jack Russell Terrier chased a raccoon into a water-filled pipe on Cain Road in Hanover Township.

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Firefighters from Hookstown and Hanover brought in a backhoe to dig several feet down the pipe and were able to pull the dog out and return it to its owner.

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They also rescued the raccoon.