JEFFERSON COUNTY, COLO. (CBS4) — West Metro firefighters rescued a dog that ended up stuck on a rocky ledge in Jefferson County Sunday afternoon.

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(credit: West Metro Fire Rescue)

“Charlie” apparently got away from its owner and ran up the hill in Deer Creek Canyon.

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(credit: West Metro Fire Rescue)

According to West Metro Fire Rescue, one firefighter got close to Charlie but was worried about the dog’s safety.

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(credit: West Metro Fire Rescue)

A rope system was set up to bring Charlie down, officials said.

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(credit: West Metro Fire Rescue)

“How did he get up there? Well, Charlie’s not saying,” West Metro officials tweeted.

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