4-year-old boy, dog rescued after falling into well in Mississippi

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A 4-year-old Mississippi boy and his dog were rescued after falling into a well in southwest Mississippi on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Miss. — A 4-year-old Mississippi boy and his dog were rescued Sunday after falling into a well, authorities said.

The two spent about three hours 25 feet down in the well, said Clifford Galey, civil defense director for Lincoln County, Miss.

The child fell about 5 p.m. CDT, he said, adding that “several rescue teams” were involved in the rescue. Neither the boy nor the dog appeared to have serious injuries from the ordeal.

The Clarion-Ledger newspaper reported the two were lifted with a pulley system.

Lincoln County is in southwest Mississippi.

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