A man and his dog are safely back on shore after having to be rescued from a Springfield pond Tuesday afternoon.
Dennis Leger, aide to Springfield's fire commissioner, said that around emergency crews were called to Five Mile Pond around 2:45 p.m. today for an ice rescue.
Leger noted that a man was escorted off of the ice, then the man's Labrador retriever, named Nora, was rescued from the icy pond water with a rescue sled.
No injuries were reported.
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