LITTLETON, Colo. – A dog died Friday despite 30 minutes of life-saving efforts by firefighters after it was rescued from a truck submerged in Chatfield Reservoir.
Littleton firefighters responded to the callout about the submerged truck shortly after 12:30 p.m. The driver of the truck and one dog escaped safely from the truck.
Littleton Firefighters are on scene of a submerged truck at the north boat ramp at Chatfield State Park. The single occupant safely escaped without injuries. 1 dog also safely escaped, a second dog has been pulled out by divers, CPR in progress. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/w0EEgL5v4X
But a second dog was pulled out of the truck by divers. After about 30 minutes of CPR, firefighters were unable to revive the dog, Littleton Fire said.
Chatfield Update - Littleton Firefighters continue resuscitation efforts on the dog that divers pulled from the inside of the submerged truck. A tow truck is responding to remove the truck once divers attach tow cables. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/7yxaQlbTZ0
Chatfield Update - Sadly, after approximately 30 minutes of life saving efforts, Firefighters are unable to revive the dog. Dive and vehicle recovery operations will begin soon. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/2uNZ8eCSQH