It's more usually the remit of their cat counterparts - but this time it was a dog who's had to be rescued from a tree.
Fire crews at Newquay Fire Station were called out to reports of "something" in need of a rescue:
Late night call 01:30 to something stuck up a tree and needed rescuing but what?
And it turned out to be somebody's pet!
A little Jack Russell chased a cat up the tree, but got stuck themselves.
So it was not a Cat or a person but a Dog that was a first for all the crew,but safely brought down and handed back to owner
But don't worry, this tail has a happen ending.
Crews used a triple extension ladder to rescue the dog, who's been safely reunited with his owner.
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Ranger James Robbins discovered the cute and cuddly rodent snuggled in a nest box on the National Trust estate at Cotehele near Saltash.
‘Dormice are fattening up for winter now.
They gorge like mad on berries and nuts, especially hazel nuts, which they open in a characteristic fashion, then they sleep, then eat some more until finally they crawl under leaf litter at the base of trees for the winter hibernation.
They’ll become active again in spring.
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