(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD) rescued a man and his dog on Thursday, May 11 near downtown Colorado Springs.

On Thursday, CSFD tweeted around 7:30 a.m. that it was on the scene of a swift water rescue at the 200 block of West Bijou Street near I-25. A man and his dog were in Monument Creek when crews were able to quickly rescue them from the water.

  • Rescue workers support a black dog at the end of a fire truck ladder
  • Rescue workers use stretcher to carry dog up firetruck ladder

CSFD advises the public to please be careful near any water Thursday.