South Walton firefighters rescue dog whose 'curiosity' led to him becoming stuck under deck

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SANTA ROSA BEACH — South Walton firefighters rescued a dog whose “curiosity got the best of him” Monday after he got stuck underneath a pool deck.

South Walton Fire District Chief Chris Kidder and Fleet Director David Meadows were in the area when dispatchers alerted units that the dog’s owners needed help to free him from the deck, according to a SWFD social media post.

South Walton Fire District Chief Chris Kidder (left) and Fleet Director David Meadows pose with English bulldog Burkleigh after rescuing him from beneath a swimming pool deck Monday.

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Kidder and Meadows responded and removed some of the wooden boards from the deck where the English bulldog named Burkleigh was trapped underneath. Soon enough, Burkleigh was free and unharmed.

South Walton Fire District crews removed boards from a swimming pool deck Monday to help rescue a dog who had gotten stuck underneath.

“Burkleigh found out nothing’s impawssible for the SWFD,” the post said. “We sure do love a happy ending.”