Firefighters tore through the floor of a Fort Myers, Florida home on Tuesday to rescue a dog trapped underneath.

“Heart breaking. He’s my kids’ animal,” said Regina Taylor.

“We talked about tunneling under the house, but this was just no room and it would have been a long process,” said Fort Myers Fire Department Captain Chuck Houser.

Firefighters ended up ripping up the floor of a closet right above the puppy, then crawled to his location.

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After several hours, they succeeded in freeing the dog.

The black and white puppy’s name is Eight Ball.

He survived the rescue without a scratch.

“He’s playing like nothing happened. He went under there took a nap. Now he’s having a great time,” said Houser.