Here is the moment fire crews rescue lucky pooch Ben from lake at Hinchingbrooke Country Park

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Pictu

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: CAMBS FIRE - Credit: Archant

A dog was rescued from a lake at Hinchingbrooke Country Park after becoming stuck on a buoy in the water.

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Pictu

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: CAMBS FIRE - Credit: Archant

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday (August 31) just before 10.30am.

Donning their in-water gear, the crew took out the sled to rescue Ben who was out in the middle of the lake.

In just a few minutes he was safely back on land, and happy to be reunited with his owner.

A Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Ben was believed to be stuck on a buoy in the water.

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Pictu

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: CAMBS FIRE - Credit: Archant


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“In situations like this, it can be tempting to try and rescue pets yourself.

“But in the case the owner absolutely did the right thing, to call us straight away.

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“Never try to attempt a rescue yourself, you could end up getting into difficulty too.”

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Pictu

The pooch, a Labrador named Ben, was brought to safety by firefighters on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture: CAMBS FIRE - Credit: Archant

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