Man and his dog trapped in a cave near Marsden on West Coast

Man and his dog trapped in a cave near Marsden on West Coast

A 49-year-old man and his dog are trapped in a cave near Marsden on the West Coast. 

Police say emergency services were called to the scene near Limestone Track at 3:09pm. 

Fire and Emergency spokeperson Mau Barbara told Newshub the dog entered the cave and the man went after it. Both are now stuck eight metres down the cave.

A specialist rescue team has arrived and secured safety lines into the cave. 

FENZ and St John were also called.

Emergency services still at the scene.

Newshub.

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