Dog rescued after falling through the ice of Springfield pond - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Dog rescued after falling through the ice of Springfield pond

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(Photo from video provided by Springfield Police) (Photo from video provided by Springfield Police)
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

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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