In Turin, a residential building collapsed after an explosion. A boy was killed in the process. Now the fire brigade freed a dog from the rubble.
Turin – On Tuesday, a residential building collapsed near Turin after an explosion. Now the Italian fire brigade was able to free a dog from the rubble: It had been lying under the remains of the house for 30 hours, according to the fire brigade.
House collapse in Turin: Italy’s fire brigade rescues dog from rubble and shares touching video
On Wednesday evening, the fire brigade from Italy announced via Twitter that they could rescue the dog Ettore from the rubble of the house. In addition, the fire brigade published a video of how the four-legged friend looks out from between wood and rubble.
“Ciao bello,” a firefighter greeted the dog and stroked it. He was doing well, it was said.
#Crollo #Torino, dopo la drammatica esplosione di ieri in cui ha perso la vita il bimbo di 4 anni, i #vigilidelfuoco che non hanno sospeso le ricerche dopo oltre 30 ore sono riusciti a salvare Ettore, il cane disperso sotto le macerie # 25agosto pic.twitter.com/yVfmlwIIt1
– Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) August 25, 2021
On Tuesday morning, the emergency services went to the building in the north of Turin. After several hours, they found the lifeless body of a four-year-old boy. Previously, the rescuers said they had freed several people from the rubble. The roof of the house collapsed after an explosion. After the incident, it was speculated that a gas bottle was the reason. The investigation into the cause is still ongoing. (dpa / rjs)