Puppy Rescued From Atop Moving Train

October 24, 2011 Updated Oct 24, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT

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Puppy Rescued From Atop Moving Train

October 24, 2011 Updated Oct 24, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT

According to South Carolina television station WYFF, a black Labrador puppy was rescued Sunday in Liberty, S.C. after it was spotted atop a moving train bound for Atlanta.

According to the WYFF report, a family spotted the puppy on top of the train -- which was reportedly traveling around 50 mph -- while they were driving home on Sunday night, and called 911, leading to the dog's rescue by firefighters.

The family that spotted the dog has taken it in, according to the report.

Read the WYFF story HERE.