Despite rescue effort, dog drowns after fall into icy pond

Emergency crews worked to rescue a dog that fell through thin ice Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. (Provided Photo/WTFD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A dog drowned after falling through thin ice on the west side of Indianapolis Thursday afternoon.

Wayne Township Fire Department and Plainfield Fire Territory rescue crews were called to a pond on Glenn Meade Drive shortly before 5 p.m.

Emergency crews worked to rescue a dog that fell through thin ice Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. (Provided Photo/WTFD)
Emergency crews worked to rescue a dog that fell through thin ice Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. (Provided Photo/WTFD)

Rescue boats and emergency responders in cold-weather suits attempted to reach the dog.

WTFD said rescuers were unable to get to the dog in time.

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