January 14, 2014

Boston Firefighter Rescues Siberian Husky From Ice-Covered Bay

A lucky husky was plucked out of the icy waters of Pleasure Bay yesterday by a firefighter who says dog or human, he’ll do what he can to save ’em.

“We look at the pets like citizens,” said firefighter Sean P. Coyle of Ladder 19. “They’re loved by their owners ... whether it’s in a burning building or a freezing lake, we just want to get them out safe.”

Sylvie, a 13-year-old, was out with her owner when she ran across the ice near Castle Island and fell through.

Coyle donned the survival suit and moved onto the ice in a Stokes basket.


“As I got closer, I could see the ice was encapsulating him,” Coyle said. “He was frozen and real scared.”

Coyle pulled Sylvie out — and she bolted across the ice to shore. Coyle fell in himself, but he was attached to a rope and his fellow jakes hauled him out.
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Responses to "Boston firefighter rescues husky from icy waters (Photos - Video)"

  1. This firefighter is a bloody legend!! There is nothing more beautiful than seeing a story like this, in a crappy world.

  2. A.Heineken (Amsterdam) says:

    Thanks to that firefighter. Indeed they are just a part of the family.

  3. THANK YOU FROM MY HEART FOR SAVING THIS BEAUTIFUL AND GRACIOUS DOG. WE NEED MORE PEOPLE LIKE YOU. AGAIN THANK YOU FIREFIGHTER FOR THIS RESCUE.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Two of my favorite people, firefighters and dogs. Way to go Sir!

  5. Anonymous says:

    A big thank you to the man that saved him. The idiot owner should be billed for the service and fined for not having his dog on a leash. You can say "my dog listens" all you want. They listen 'till that one time they don't.

  6. Dog's best friends - Firefighters !!!! Hats off to all these great guys....

  7. Anonymous says:

    A true HERO!!!! YOU are AWSOME!!!

  8. Anonymous says:

    Some guy just superb

  9. Anonymous says:

    I've seen other rescues, from dogs to deer from icy waters. People who do this wonderful thing are very special people ....Thank You for your kind hearts! I don't know you, but I sure would like to give you a great big hug!

  10. Anonymous says:

    As a former owner of 2 Huskies , I take my hat of to anyone who rescues any animal. Big hugs to you, and people like you, <3

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  12. Rasta Joy says:

    YAY! thanks for saving Sylvie!

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