Lawrence County firefighters rescue dog that fell through ice

Crews secured the dog with a rope and lifted him onto the solid ice so he could be pulled to shore

This morning at approximately 10:15 Volant VFC was dispatched for a Great Dane that had broken through the ice on a pond about 20 feet from shore and assistance was requested from Neshannock Township Fire Department for their water rescue team.
Photo credit: Missy Shaw Davies (Volant Volunteer Fire Company Facebook)

VOLANT, Pa. (WKBN) – Firefighters from Volant and Neshannock rescued a dog that had broken through some ice Thursday morning.

At 10:15 a.m., the Volant Volunteer Fire Company was called to rescue the Great Dane. They requested assistance from the Neshannock Fire Department.

According to the Volant Volunteer Fire Company, the dog had broken through the ice on the pond, about 20 feet from the shore.

Crews secured the dog with a rope and lifted him onto the solid ice so he could be pulled to shore.

The owner, who firefighters said was lying on top of the ice holding the dog until it was rescued, was also evaluated.

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