WAKEFIELD (CBS) – Firefighters in cold water suits inched onto the ice of a Wakefield pond in an attempt to rescue a stranded deer.

deerrescue1 Firefighters Brave Frigid Temperatures In Attempt To Save Stranded Deer

A deer was stranded on Crystal Lake in Wakefield. (Image Credit: Joyce Wood)

A resident near Crystal Lake looked out her window and saw the stranded deer around 9 a.m. on Thursday.

The fire department was able to reach and rescue the deer in about 30 minutes.

deerrescue Firefighters Brave Frigid Temperatures In Attempt To Save Stranded Deer

Wakefield firefighters bring an injured deer back to shore. (Image Credit: Joyce Wood)

Firefighters said the animal control officer is working to determine if the deer will survive.

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