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Boy Rescued After Falling Through Ice

2019-01-14 21:52
A swift rescue was caught on camera Sunday in Illinois It a happened after a 9-1-1 caller reported a child had fallen through the ice on a retention pond at an apartment complex. First responders were on scene within minutes. The 11-year-old boy told them his feet were stuck in mud on the bottom of the pond. Crews tossed him a rescue disc attached to a lifeline. Then a dive team member plunged into the ice-covered pond and swam out to the boy -- pulling him to safety within four minutes of arriving on scene. The child was hospitalized in stable condition.