‘Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives!’ Snowbound man, dog survive 5 days on condiments

March 04, 2019 - 9:34 am

BEND, Ore (1010 WINS) -- A man and his dog survived five days stuck in the snow by eating taco sauce packets.

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Jeremy Taylor, 36, was found on Friday by a snowmobiler, and a large snow tractor was dispatched to pull him out of the woods, authorities explained.

Taylor said he and his dog Ally, became stuck in the snow on February 24, he went to sleep only to wake up and find that more snow had fallen.

Deep snow prevented him from hiking out, so he and Ally were forced to return to the car.

"Thank you everyone, I'm safe my Ally dog is safe. I really appreciate all the help. Got lucky, lets (sic) never do that again. I'll be in touch with everyone soon," he wrote on his Facebook page.

"Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives!"he later commented.

Taylor and his dog were in good health, but hungry when they were found, authorities said.