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Fargo firefighters pull a shivering black Labrador named Jake out of the Red River on Thursday. Photo courtesy Fargo Fire Department

Fargo firefighters save dog from icy Red River

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FARGO - Fargo firefighters rescued a black Labrador named Jake on Tuesday after the animal got stuck on ice in the Red River near the El Zagal Golf Course.


The dog's predicament was reported about 3 p.m. by someone walking their own dog near the river. When firefighters arrived, the Lab appeared to be stuck on the edge of the ice and trying to get back to shore, according to a news release.

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