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Firefighters free dog stuck under concrete plinth in Romford

The firefighters were called to help Roger the Cairn Terrier at 10.54am on Monday morning (Credit: London Fire Brigade)

Firefighters in Romford have helped to rescue a dog that became trapped. 

Roger, the Cairn Terrier, was stuck in a void located beneath a concrete plinth on Monday, 7 February at a park on St Johns Road. 

Crews used a snake eye camera in a bid to help locate him.

They used a specialist camera to locate Roger (Credit: LFB)

They used a range of specialist tools to help Roger escape and reunite him with his owner. 

A spokesperson for London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters love animals too and we are ready, willing, and able to assist distressed or injured animals, the last thing we want is for people to put themselves at risk rescuing an animal themselves

“We do encourage people to call the RSPCA in the first instance and we will assist if our specialist equipment is required, as in this case.”

The London Fire Brigade were able to free Roger and reunite him with his owner (Pic-LFB)

A fire engine from Romford Fire Station was dispatched as was a rescue unit from Edmonton Fire Station. 

They were able to have Roger free and reunited with his owner at around half 12 having been at the scene for just under two hours.

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