VIDEO: Dog rescued from ice chunk floating in Detroit River

VIDEO: Dog rescued from ice chunk floating in Detroit River

WYANDOTTE, Mich.—A dog stranded on a chunk of ice floating in the Detroit River was rescued by a team of firefighters, police officers and animal control officials on Monday, according to the Wyandotte Police Department.

Police said the labradoodle had gotten away from its owner during a walk and jumped into the Detroit River.

The dog then climbed onto a chunk of ice.

A firefighter captured the dog using a catch pole while standing on a slippery ladder submerged in the river. Other firefighters held onto him with a rope.

Watch the video above to check out the end of the rescue.

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