The tragedy took place on one Saturday morning in March 2009 in Łódź. Pedestrians informed the sanitary engineer of the city that a dead woman.was found in a electrical-heating well in the city centre. According to the police, she went down the well to rescue her dog. The engineers who arrived on the scene witnessed a horrible sight. The frightened and panicking 3-month-old dog was running around inside the well barking and howling and the woman was caught upside down the 5-metre well. Firefighters and the ambulance service were called out immediately. “One of them went into the well with help of mountain equipment,” recalled Artur Michalak, spokesman for Łódź fire brigade. Unfortunately, the woman had died.