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Dog Keeps Barking At A Storm Drain, Owner Hears Crying Coming From Inside

 "When I got into the hole it was higher than my head and it was so narrow that I had to go down on my knees and I couldn't bend over so had to feel down for the baby below."

Charmaine Keevy is a 63-year-old South African inhabitant of Port Elizabeth. She also recently rescued a Dachshund named Georgie. 

Georgie was able to pay it forward and execute his own nice act while out on a walk one day, and he is now being hailed a hero.

Charmaine was perplexed when Georgie focused on and began barking at a storm drain. 

She began to listen carefully to see if there was anything wrong, and she believed she heard faint meows coming from within. 

Cornie Viljoen stepped into the picture as the woman called down a car for assistance.

They pry open the concrete slab covering the drain six feet below with a steel bar. That's when they noticed a human infant. 

Cornie went in without hesitation and was stung by red ants.

“When I got into the hole, it was higher than my head and so tiny that I had to get down on my knees and I couldn't bend over so I had to feel down for the baby below,” he explained to DailyMail. 

“The red ants were biting my legs, but then I felt this baby's leg and saw the baby, and I recognized this was a crime scene, so I took a flash photo and passed my phone to Charmaine.

I didn't sure if the baby was hurt, so I tried to take her up very cautiously and slowly, despite the fact that she was so small. I just wanted to hold her for a long, but I knew she required immediate medical attention.” 

Fortunately, the ants had not reached the infant, who was nude and still had her umbilical cord attached.

Cornie and Charmaine dialed 911, and an ambulance and officers arrived to transport the infant to the hospital. 

The only way the baby could have gotten down there, according to the authorities, was for someone to place her there because of the hefty concrete slab blocking the drain. It was unmistakably an abandonment issue.

“There's a chance the person who did this came from outside the region and placed the youngster there. “We are asking witnesses and the mother of this infant to come forward,” said police spokesman Colonel Priscilla Naidu.

The baby was sent to the hospital for treatment of hypothermia and respiratory problems. Nurses guessed that the infant had been in the frigid sewer water for at least a few hours.

Charmaine generally takes Georgie on a different walking route, so she assumed the baby was a result of fate. Charmaine posted on Facebook to let everyone know that Grace April was doing wonderfully.