Firefighters Help Woman and Dog Who Fell Through Ice

Firefighters in Caseville Township rescued a dog after it and its owner fell through the ice in Saginaw Bay Friday afternoon.

Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson says a woman’s dogs chased a bird onto unsafe ice as she was walking them along Sand Point around 12:45. One of the dogs fell through the ice, and when the owner attempted to rescue it, Hanson says she also fell through into about 4 feet of water.

The woman managed to get back onto the ice, and soon after personnel from the Caseville Fire Department arrived and rescued the dog as well.

Hanson says the woman refused medical treatment at the scene.