LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) –  The West Metro Dive Team rescued a deer from the frozen over Main Reservoir in Lakewood on Sunday.

west metro deer 3 via west metro fire Crews Rescue Tired Deer From Frozen Reservoir

Crews rescue deer from frozen reservoir in Lakewood. (credit: West Metro Fire)

The deer fell through the ice as it was walking across. Officials say it was too tired to move.

That’s when the team broke through the ice and created a path to the deer. They were able to hook an antler and guide it to shore.

west metro deer 1 via west metro fire Crews Rescue Tired Deer From Frozen Reservoir

(credit: West Metro Fire)

Crews helped warm the animal up by loading him into an animal control van.

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