Dog rescued after falling through ice on Oneida Lake

Photo courtesy of Sylvan Beach Fire Department

With some help from the community, Sylvan Beach Fire Department was able to rescue a dog that fell through the ice on Oneida Lake Wednesday.

Posted: Jan 14, 2021 4:40 PM
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 4:50 PM

SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. – With some help from the community, Sylvan Beach Fire Department was able to rescue a dog that fell through the ice on Oneida Lake Wednesday.

Fire Chief Rick Johnson and Lt. Austin Brown arrived in an airboat launched from Three Pines Marina just after the dog fell.

Rescuers went into the water and saved the dog. The animal was transported to shore and treated for exposure.

North Bay Fire Department was also called in to assist with shore command.

A post to the fire department Facebook page reads, “This is a prime example of the community helping their local fire departments. We could not do it without all your support.”

This afternoon Sylvan Beach Fire Department was alerted to a dog possibly through the ice on Oneida Lake. North Bay Fire...

Posted by Sylvan Beach Fire Department on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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