(KMOV.com) -- Emergency crews were called to rescue five puppies that had somehow lodged themsleves in a sewage pipe in north St. Louis Thursday afternoon.
Fire and EMS crews responded to the scene at a home on DeSoto Street around 5 p.m.
Responders were able to rescue three puppies quickly. Unfortunately, two others died. Rescuers are unsure how the pups managed to wiggle their way into the pipe.