Dog rescued after she fell into abandoned mine shaft in Nelson County

Authorities said Dusty wasn’t hurt

Dusty fell into a mine shaft but was rescued by Wintergreen Fire & Rescue (Wintergreen Fire & Rescue)

NELSON COUNTY, Va. – Over the weekend, Dusty the dog fell into an abandoned mine shaft in Nelson County.

When she was discovered by her owners over 24 hours after she went missing, Wintergreen Fire & Rescue sent members of their Technical Rescue Team to get Dusty out of the mine shaft.

The rescue team was able to safely retrieve Dusty and thankfully, she was not injured when she was found.

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