Fire Rescue saws through tree to rescue trapped dog

Port Orange police and Fire Rescue crews were able to save a dog that was found with its head trapped in a tree Friday.

Police said some good Samaritans were walking their own dog when they heard a whimper coming from a wooded area and found a dog with its head caught in the tree’s base.

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Port Orange Fire Rescue used chain saws and winches to get the dog out safely.

The female pit bull mix is expected to be OK. The dog had a collar on and police are working to find its owner.

The dog is being cared for at the Ravenwood Veterinary Clinic.