HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) — South Metro Fire Rescue is reminding people about the dangers of thin ice, after a dog died at a pond in Highlands Ranch on Christmas Day. The 7-year-old English Bulldog fell through the ice at the pond in Cheese Ranch Park.
“Thankfully no people went on the ice to attempt a rescue, they dialed 911 and stayed on shore,” officials said.READ MORE: Family Thanks Parker Police Officer 23 Years After He Saved Little Girl’s Life
A scuba diver was called out to search underwater for the dog.READ MORE: Victims Identified In Colorado Springs Mass Shooting At Birthday Party
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“This is a tragic reminder of just how dangerous the ice can be to people and pets,” officials said.