Friday, December 11, 2009
Ice & a good samaritan
About 20 degrees colder than usual for Boise during the winter. Right now, it's 13, which is better than the 1degree temp we had this morning, but still too cold! But I see on the national weather map that a front is headed our way which is supposed to warm things up.
According to the local paper, a man who came upon two large dogs struggling in a pond tied a rope around his waist, and while his friend held on, waded in the frigid water and rescued them. The dogs had gotten loose from their homes and apparently broken through the ice while walking across the pond. Help had been called for and as soon as officials arrived, the man got into a car and left. The dogs were treated at the local Humane Society for hypothermia, and are now back with their owners. The man did not leave his name.