Firefighters rescue 180-pound 'Winnie' the pig from cistern

Firefighters rescue 180-pound 'Winnie' the pig from cistern
(Provided by: Goshen Twp. Fire & EMS)
(Provided by: Goshen Twp. Fire & EMS)

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Fire crews were called out to help rescue a pig Saturday in Goshen Township.

The 180-pound pig, Winnie, accidentally fell into a cistern, according to a Goshen Township Fire & EMS Station 18 Facebook post.

Several fire crew members are seen in photos using a ladder to enter the cistern.

The photos show that after Winnie was located crew members tied a line around the pig to raise her out of the cistern.

Firefighters said the rescue was successful and reported no injuries.

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