SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Firefighters were able to save a dog reportedly lowered into a storm drain with its hind legs bound by a bike cable.

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Metro Fire responded to Power Inn and Calvine Road around 5:40 p.m. and found the dog stuck about 25 feet down the storm drain. Firefighter/paramedic Nick Mack was lowered into the storm drain and was able to free the dog.

“We all have dogs and we all love dogs. We are just glad to be able to give this guy a second chance,” said Sacramento Metro Fire Battalion Chief Maurice Johnson.

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One witness told officials the dog was forced down the storm drain.

The rescued dog was unharmed and is in the care of Animal Control.

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Police were on scene gathering information.