Early this morning (March 25), an incident was reported at Fairhaven Lake where a German Shepherd dog was spotted clinging onto the banks. Prompt action was taken by Lancashire Police, the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, and members of the public who all contributed to the successful rescue of the dog. Fortunately, the dog is safe and sound and has been handed over to the local RSPCA for further care.
According to Fylde Police, a German Shepherd dog was trapped in Fairhaven Lake overnight and had to be rescued by Lancs Fire & Rescue and several helpful members of the public. The dog is now under the care of The Veterinary Health Centre, and the owner will need to provide proof of ownership. The police are conducting an investigation to locate the owner and have asked anyone with information to come forward. This incident has been circulating on social media, and the police have confirmed that the dog is safe and sound, thanks to the efforts of those involved in the rescue. CCTV footage from the lake will be reviewed to help identify the owner of the dog.
The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service serves as the official emergency fire and rescue service for the entire county of Lancashire, England, which includes the unitary authorities of Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.