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California Firefighters Rescue Puppy From A Tight Spot

Somehow a little pit bull got itself stuck in the middle of a wheel rim. Firefighters used vegetable oil and "creative ingenuity" to free the puppy.

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"A puppy was stuck in the middle of a rim and was brought to the station by a local resident," the Kern County Fire Department wrote on Facebook. "Firefighters used cooking oil and creative ingenuity to free the puppy."

The puppy, named Junior, is now home with its owner and seven siblings, the Associated Press reported.

Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.

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