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California firefighters come to the rescue after a blue-and-red-nosed pit bull became stuck inside the hub of a spare wheel. Jen Markham explains the Kern County Fire Department is starting to develop quite the reputation as puppy rescuers.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Firefighters in Bakersfield, California, had to rescue a pit bull from a tight spot.

The puppy had its head stuck through the hub of an automobile wheel when its owner brought it to a Kern County fire station on Friday.

Fire Department spokesman Brandon Hill says two firefighters used vegetable oil to ease the dog's head out of the hole.

The little pooch, named Junior, has returned to live with its owner and seven siblings.

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