Wellesley fire fighters who saved dog from icy river appear on The Ellen Show

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Right before Christmas, firefighters in Wellesley suited up in special gear and rescued Crosby the dog who had fallen through the ice along the Charles River. Wellesley officials posted a video of the dramatic rescue to their Facebook and Twitter accounts, and the footage soon went viral.

To show her appreciation for the firefighters that braved the shivering cold conditions of the water, Ellen DeGeneres decided to fly four of the first responders out to her studio in California. The firefighters appeared on Ellen's talkshow yesterday, and the clip can be seen above.

Officials from the department explained that the reason they accepted the invitation to California to see Ellen, was because they believe in the power of positive news stories, and so do we!


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