GORHAM (WGME) – A close call Sunday for a woman who fell through the ice in Gorham.
The Gorham Fire Department said police were called to Shaw Park where they found a woman who had been in the water for close to an hour. Thankfully she was rescued and taken to Maine Medical Center.
Her condition is still unclear, but officials said she was conscious when crews pulled her from the water.
The fire chief said the woman was trying to save her dog when she fell in.
Gorham Fire Chief Robert Lefebvre stated “Apparently, the dog had gone out into the river and she had gone out onto the ice to try and rescue the dog and broke through the ice.”
The chief added the dog was rescued after the woman and appears to be doing fine.
The victim’s name has not been released.