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Dog rescue man is freed from well in Paxton Pits

Firefighters rescued a man from a disused well after he became stuck trying to rescue his dog.

The man had freed his chocolate-coloured Labrador from the well at the Paxton Pits Nature Reserve near Little Paxton in Cambridgeshire on Saturday.

The dog was seen running free by another man who discovered the owner stuck in the well.

Firefighters were called and freed the man, who was treated for mild hypothermia and exhaustion.

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