Providence Fire Department rescues dog that fell through ice

This is a photo of the dog rescued from the ice at Roger Williams Park. (Photo courtesy of Providence Police Mounted Command)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — On the morning of Dec. 21, Providence Mounted Command was notified of a dog trapped on a frozen pond in Roger Williams Park.

Sgt. Courville with the Providence Fire Department said the dog was too afraid to move while on the ice but got excited seeing first responders arrive.

According to Courville, in it’s excitement the dog started jumping on the ice and broke through.

First responders were able to successfully rescue the dog.

Providence Animal Control was later able to assist in finding the dog’s owner.

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