Puppy’s kisses for hero firefighter who rescued him from rocks

A puppy was so happy to be rescued he licked the face of the firefighter who saved him.

The dog had somehow become trapped under a pile of rocks, and can be heard whimpering in fear.

Bikers had alerted emergency services, and carefully, the rescuer lifts rocks away so that the puppy can escape.

METROGRAB: Puppy's kisses for hero firefighter. A puppy rescued from a beneath pile of rocks in South Carolina showed its immense gratitude to the firefighter who saved him by covering his face with kisses.
He carefully pulls the dog backwards from the rocks (Picture: North Charleston Fire Department)
METROGRAB: Puppy's kisses for hero firefighter. A puppy rescued from a beneath pile of rocks in South Carolina showed its immense gratitude to the firefighter who saved him by covering his face with kisses.
Bikers had heard it whimpering and contacted emergency services (Picture: North Charleston Fire Department)
Puppy is rescued from beneath pile of rocks by firefighters
The puppy was so happy to be free (Picture: North Charleston Fire Department)

The heartwarming moment that follows shows how grateful the pup is to be free.

As the dog wriggles around in his arms, it keeps on trying to reach his face to shower him with kisses in thanks.

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The video was released by the North Charleston Fire Department, ABC reported.