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Dog rescued from Lake Superior after falling 30 feet off a cliff

The dog, named Wim, was pulled from the water by Duluth's Marine 1 rescue team after falling nearly 30 feet.
Credit: Duluth Fire Department
Dog rescued after falling into Lake Superior

DULUTH, Minn. — The Duluth Fire Department sprung into action Thursday after a pup took an accidental plunge into Lake Superior.

In a Facebook post, the department shared a video of a crew rescuing the dog, named Wim, who fell about 30 feet off a cliff into the water on May 25.

Wim's doggie paddle didn't stand much of a chance – the department said he couldn't get back up the hill and the waves "continuously" pushed him into the rocks.

Luckily, the DFD's Marine 1 unit was able to reach Wim, deploy a swimmer and get the soaked canine onto a rescue jetski.

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