(Cumminsville, OH.)—Firefighters rescued a six-week-old puppy from an incinerator pit Thursday morning.

Workers at the Millcreek Sanitation Plant in South Cumminsville found the puppy and called the District 3 Fire Department.

Firefighter Ben Kutcher, and a SPCA officer climbed down into the abandon pit on a rope system and were able to pull the puppy out.     


 Now named Smokey, the puppy is healthy and in the care of the Cincinnati SPCA.