Two men die trying to rescue dogs from icy pond in Whatcom County

  • Source: Q13 Fox
  • Published: 03/13/2019 12:00 AM

Two men died in Whatcom County after they tried to save two dogs that fell through an icy pond. According to The Bellingham Herald, it happened at a property on Linnell Road near Van Zandt. Only one of the bodies was recovered. The newspaper reports that the men placed a ladder on the ice to reach the dogs, but one fell into the pond after the ice broke. The other man jumped in to save him. A neighbor called 911, and when first responders arrived, they found the body of a 70-year-old man. They'll be back at the property to search for the other body, according to the newspaper. One of the dogs managed to make it back to shore.


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