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Pinellas Park Police rescue dog stranded during Thursday's flash flooding

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Posted at 5:14 PM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 02:24:31-04

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. -- A local community is applauding police for rescuing a dog stranded during Thursday's flash flooding in Pinellas Park.

The Pinellas Park Police Department spotted a dog sitting underneath an overpass surrounded by deep flood water. Multiple crew members, including Pinellas Park Fire, arrived on scene and was able to bring the dog back to safety.

The dog suffered minor injuries but was treated on scene, police said.

Pinellas Park police shared photos of the rescue on social media.