WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters in Westminster came to the rescue of a dog that chased some birds and ended up on an icy lake. That left the dog stranded on the frozen surface.

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(credit: Westminster Fire)

One of the firefighters suited up, grabbed the dog and then they were both pulled back to safety.

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(credit: Westminster Fire)

Firefighters say the owner did the right thing by not following the dog onto the ice.

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(credit: Westminster Fire)

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