Dog Rescued By Firefighters From Frozen South Jersey Lake

A dog fell into the freezing water of a South Jersey creek Saturday, but brave firefighters from Oaklyn Fire Department quickly sprung into action, saving its life.

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The cold temperatures not only posed a threat to humans this weekend: Animals across our region were in danger too, as this unlucky, wandering dog could attest.
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Oaklyn firefighters jumped into action Saturday morning when they received reports of a dog on ice in Haddon Township's Newton Creek.
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Firefighters inched their way across the ice to help the dog who had fallen through toward the center of the creek.
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The crew of Oaklyn Fire Department's Marine 18 unit made the daring rescue.
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The ice eventually broke during the rescue, but the crew members still successfully pulled the four-legged friend back to shore.
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Marine 18 was able to successfully rescue the dog, who will surely be spending some time warming up Saturday night.
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