Stranded deer rescued from icy pond in Washington State

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. – It’s quite a predicament when a deer is stuck in the middle of an icy pond. But that’s what crews from Central Pierce Fire and Rescue in Washington State had to deal with Thursday morning.

A special operations swift-water team joined them along with fish and wildlife officers and members of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

They all formulated a plan, and as you can see, it worked.

The deer was pulled to safety.

Officials were quick to say the deer is doing great and is recovering from exhaustion.

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