IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A mother and father had a close call at an Irving park around 5:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19.
The couple and their two kids were walking around Thomas Jefferson Park in Northwest Irving when the mother slipped and fell through the ice into the pond.
Her husband, trying to save her, fell in, too.
When first responders got there, an Irving police officer and firefighter also fell in the water.
The mother is in serious condition. The father wasn’t hurt as badly.
Both the officer and firefighter are expected to be okay.
Irving Police tweeted out video of the rescue on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
On 2/19 IPD & @Irving_Fire responded to a possible drowning call at Thomas Jefferson Park. Adult female & male were in the ice-cold pond. Ladders were used to reach them. Ice broke & rescuers fell in. We are happy to announce that everyone has made a full recovery! 👏👏 PD and FD pic.twitter.com/xCJsdt0rG1
— Irving Police Dept. (@IrvingPD) February 23, 2021