Firefighters assess the scene after another dog fell into the Abyss crevice last month. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Firefighters assess the scene after another dog fell into the Abyss crevice last month. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Abyss should be made safer for children and for pets

How many more rescues are needed, asks letter writer

To the editor,

Re: Firefighter climbs into Abyss crevice to rescue another dog, July 28.

How many more times will Nanaimo Fire Rescue personnel have to rescue dogs (and maybe people in the future) from the Abyss?

For many years, an obvious danger, which dogs won’t realize, but why hasn’t it ever been made safe? At the very least, it shouldn’t be too difficult to install some netting or more permanent structures to stop these ridiculous occurrences. Who is responsible for that area?

The safety aspect must be finalized urgently before there is a real tragedy.

Pauline Langley, Nanaimo

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