DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A dog died Wednesday afternoon after falling through thin ice in Douglas County, South Metro Fire Rescue said.
At 4:20 p.m., South Metro said via Twitter that the incident happened near 312 Inverness Way South.
Six minutes after entering the water, a South Metro diver found and recovered the dog’s body.
Witnesses told South Metro crews that the dog fell through the ice after chasing a goose.
“Thankfully no witnesses attempted a rescue, they did the right thing by calling 911 from shore,” South Metro said.
South Metro Firefighters are searching for a dog that fell through the ice near 312 Inverness Way South. Thankfully no witnesses attempted a rescue, they did the right thing by calling 911 from shore. The Dive Team is now searching under water. Update to follow. pic.twitter.com/qjZRV0gBoq
— South Metro Fire Rescue (@SouthMetroPIO) December 11, 2019