Driver, dog rescued from vehicle over embankment in Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WATE) — Firefighters in Pigeon Forge were able to rescue a driver and a dog in the overnight hours Sunday from a car that had reportedly gone over an embankment near a residence.

According to the City of Pigeon Forge Fire Department, firefighters on a shift change received a call before 2 a.m. Sunday and had to make quick decisions “that someone else’s life depends on.” Arriving firefighters found a sedan with its front end pointed down toward an embankment off the edge of what appeared to be a residential driveway.

Follow Pigeon Forge News on Google News

Follow Pigeon Forge News on Google News

Firefighters worked to stabilize it in order to conduct an extrication that lasted over an hour. The end result: Driver and dog safely rescued, PFFD said.

No additional details were yet available.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.