SAN DIEGO -- Crews rescued a dog that fell into a deep ditch Thursday night in University City, fire officials said.
Around 6:08 p.m., the owners of a Bullmastif mix called 911 because their dog had fallen into a ditch near Arriba Street and Regents Road, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. The dog, "Bruno," was being walked by its owner when he started chasing a rabbit and fell several feet.
SDFD's Technical Rescue Team pulled the dog to safety within two and a half hours.
San Diego Humane Society officers were on standby to assist with the rescue.
Right now: Our Humane Officers are on standby, ready to assist @SDFD as they attempt to rescue a dog who fell down a vertical drop near the tracks near Arriba St. & Regents Rd. in University City.
— San Diego Humane Society (@sdhumane) December 27, 2019