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Good News: Sublette County Heroes Save Dog Who Fell Through Ice on Lake

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SCSO Deputy rescues stranded dog in Fremont Lake 3-31-20

(Pinedale, Wyo –April 2nd, 2020) SCSO Deputy rescues stranded dog in Fremont Lake.Tuesday, March 31st at approximately 1:15pm, Sublette County Dispatch received a call of a dog who had fallen through the ice into Fremont Lake just outside of Pinedale. Sublette County Deputies, Wyoming Highway Patrol and Tip Top Search and Rescue responded immediately to assist.Once on scene responders found the dog approximately 40 yards off shore and the dog holding onto the edge of the ice in a hole approximately 10 foot across. According to the reporting party the dog had been in the water approximately 30 minutes. Deputy Morgan approached the dog with caution and was able to crawl across the ice to the dog. He was then able to successfully pull the dog safely out of the water without incident.The dog was very happy to be free from the cold water and was returned to its owner who was anxiously awaiting on shore.###Sergeant Travis BinghamPublic Information OfficerSublette County Sheriff's Office35 1/2 S. Tyler Ave, PO Box 701Pinedale, WY 82941tbingham@subso.comOffice 307.367.5236Cell 307-360-7737

Posted by Sublette County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, April 2, 2020

We’ll take this story every single day.

A dog fell through some ice on Fremont Lake just outside of Pinedale on Monday.

Authorities were notified and the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming Highway Patrol and Tip Top Search and Rescue responded to save the dog.

According to the sheriff’s office, the dog was about 40 yards offshore and holding onto the edge of the ice in a hole approximately 10 feet across.

The sheriff’s office reported that the dog had been in the water approximately 30 minutes.

Sublette County Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Morgan approached with caution and was able to crawl across the ice to the dog. He was then able to successfully pull the dog safely out of the water without incident.

“The dog was very happy to be free from the cold water and was returned to its owner who was anxiously awaiting on shore,” the sheriff’s office wrote in a Facebook post.

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