CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Niko is one lucky dog.
While out playing with her owner, Niko ran to catch a ball on the Charles River near the Eliot Bridge, just before 4 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: NH Man Who Put Razor Blades, Screws In Supermarket Pizza Dough Pleads Guilty
Then, the energetic dog fell through ice.
Cambridge firefighters rushed to the scene to save Niko, whose head was seen bobbing in the cold water.
Firefighter Sean Williams donned a water suit and used a rescue board to save Niko.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Saugus Building, Leaves Hole In Brick Wall
A video that captured the rescue shows firefighters using a rope to safely pull Niko, laying on the board, to land.
State Police also responded to the scene, and gave Niko and her unidentified owner a ride to their van.MORE NEWS: To Do List: Adult Brain Games, Beer Garden, Dinosaur Drive-Thru
Niko appeared to be fine, and headed to the veterinarian for a checkup after the incident.