Dog Rescued from Lake in Reston

Fire and Rescue Department personnel were dispatched for a dog that fell through the ice at approximately 8:40 a.m. on February 17, 2016.

The 75-pound dog named Angel fell through thin ice on Lake Thoreau at 2004 Turtle Pond Drive in Reston. Department members found Angel struggling to get out of the ice upon arrival. Crew members quickly donned ice commander suits and rescued Angel in under 10 minutes from receiving the call for help. Angel was evaluated by the medics on the scene and was turned over to her owner with no injuries.