Two dogs rescued from Lake Champlain

Local firefighters rescue two dogs who got stuck in the frigid water Tuesday afternoon.
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 6:58 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2022 at 7:19 AM EST
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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) - Firefighters rescued two dogs who got stuck in Lake Champlain Tuesday afternoon.

Plattsburgh firefighters say they found the two dogs off Wilcox Dock around 4:30 p.m. and that they were struggling to stay afloat in the frigid water. They say the owners were thinking about trying to go after them.

Fire crews worked with police to rescue the dogs. Officials say they were both very hypothermic but are expected to be okay.

At approximately 430 this afternoon Plattsburgh City Fire Platoon 2 received a call for 2 dogs stuck in the water just...

Posted by Plattsburgh Professional Firefighters Local 2421 on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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