Iowa Firefighters Rescue Boy From Partially Frozen Pond

By: AP
By: AP

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A boy was taken to a Dubuque hospital after repeatedly falling through ice on a partially frozen pond.

Assistant Fire Chief Mark Ludescher says firefighters responded Saturday afternoon to a pond at the Sisters of the Presentation center after receiving reports of a boy walking on unstable ice.

The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1k86Iwf) the 12-year-old boy fell through the ice several times before he was rescued.

He was taken to Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque.

Authorities didn't identify the boy.


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