Firefighters in Darien rescue stranded dog from ice

Firefighters in Darien rescued a dog from the ice of the Five Mile River on Tuesday. (Darien Fire Dept.)

Firefighters in Darien braved melting ice to rescue a stranded dog on Tuesday.

The dog was stuck on Five Mile River.

A photo shared on social media by the fire department showed firefighters wading into the water with a boat and harnesses while the dog awaited on the ice just ahead.

Firefighters from @DarienFireDept successfully rescued a dog on Five Mile River yesterday. #darienct pic.twitter.com/4z8RMSrhgL— Darien Fire Dept. (@DarienFireDept) January 10, 2018

They called the operation a success.

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