Tayside and Central Scotland

Dog dies after Angus river plunge

Gannochy Bridge Image copyright Google
Image caption Rescue crews attempted to reach the dog under Gannochy Bridge

A dog has died after falling into the River North Esk in Angus despite a major rescue effort to save the animal.

Scottish Fire and Rescue's water rescue units from Perth and Glenrothes attended the incident under the Gannochy Bridge in Edzell.

Fire crews from Montrose and Forfar also attended the scene after the alarm was raised at about 12:55.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said the dog's body was later recovered from the water.

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