Authorities rescue dog that fell through ice in Wareham

WAREHAM, Mass — Fire crews in Wareham rescued a dog that fell through the ice on a pond in Wareham.

According to Wareham Fire, on Saturday morning around 7:20 a.m., crews responded to Barker Road for a report of a dog falling through the ice on a pond.

Upon arrival, crews observed the dog struggling in the water.

The dog was at least 150 feet out from the shore. Firefighters jumped into action and went out on the ice to rescue the dog.

The dog, named “Dakota” was brought to a waiting rescue vehicle to warm up.

Over 20 department members responded to the call.

Dakota was taken to an area veterinarian for further treatment.

It is estimated the dog was in the water for about 20 minutes, before being rescued.

Wareham Police and the Department of Natural Resources, along with Wareham EMS assisted at the scene.

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