Firefighters rescue elk stuck in frozen pond after falling through ice

Emergency services rescued an elk that had fallen through a frozen pond on Monday, 6 March.

Footage shows the Evergreen Fire and Rescue team in Colorado working to free the animal from the ice.

“Another elk ignored warnings,” the team said.

“Firefighters used a chainsaw to cut a chute through the ice and poles to move the elk into position for the rescue. The elk is cold, no humans were injured,” officials added.

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