Connecticut firefighters rescue Great Dane from roof of home

Photo provided by City of Middletown Professional Firefighters Local 1073 Facebook page

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut firefighters made an unexpected rescue after a Great Dane became trapped on the roof of a home.

Photo provided by City of Middletown Professional Firefighters Local 1073 Facebook page
Photo provided by City of Middletown Professional Firefighters Local 1073 Facebook page

Firefighters were called to the Middletown home around 7:30 a.m. Friday. They say the dog got on the roof by pushing through the screen on a window.

Neighbors heard the dog barking and called for help.

Firefighter Mike Souza says he was able to guide the dog back through the open window. No injuries were reported.

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