Firefighters Free Horse From Icy Texas Pond

Firefighters in Denton County, Texas, rescued a horse trapped in an icy pond on Thursday, February 18.

The Denton County Fire Department teamed up with the Double Oak Volunteer Fire Department to rescue the horse after it fell into a frozen pond shortly after noon on Thursday.

Firefighters used hand tools and a chainsaw to break the ice on the pond before one firefighter donned a water rescue suit and coaxed the horse to safety. Credit: Denton County Emergency Services via Storyful