Wellesley, MA – On December 22, Wellesley Firefighters and Police rescued Crosby, a golden retriever, after she had run out on the ice on the Charles River chasing a squirrel. The story made national news, and was even featured on People and CNN.
On January 10, the Wellesley firefighters posted on their Facebook page
“I am going to have to post this very slowly to fully allow it to sink in….On Tuesday the 14th, four of our Wellesley Firefighter members will be on the Ellen Degeneres Show!!! One more time to allow it to marinate for a bit….Four of our Wellesley Firefighter members will be on the Ellen Degeneres Show on Tuesday the 14th…“
Today on Ellen, the firefighters were featured, along with Amy Kopinos, Crosby’s owner. The firefighters, Wellesley Fire Captain Jim Dennehy, Paul Delaney, Dave Papazian, and Joan Cullinan, were each awarded with a PFD and a Caribbean vacation. Crosby was also gifted with a life jacket!
Here’s video of the original story courtesy of Wellesley Police:
Another reminder to keep those doggies close near frozen waters!!