The Woolwich Observer - - NEWS -

9:00 AM | Welling­ton County OPP re­sponded to a lifethreat­en­ing sit­u­a­tion on Sideroad 30 near Welling­ton Road 26, Cen­tre Welling­ton. Ini­tial re­ports in­di­cated that a 76-year-old woman had fallen through the ice of a pri­vate pond while try­ing to save her dog and was trapped in the frigid wa­ter. OPP of­fi­cers re­sponded, en­tered the wa­ter and pulled the woman to safety. Cen­tre Welling­ton Fire Res­cue and Guelph-Welling­ton Paramedics Ser­vices at­tended and pro­vided med­i­cal as­sis­tance. She was trans­ported to a lo­cal hos­pi­tal for treat­ment of ex­po­sure. The dog was able to get out on its own and was un­harmed.

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