Firefighters were on thin ice-literally- as they rescued a stranded deer that was stuck in the middle of a Michigan lake.
According to the Prior Lake Fire Department, officers received the unusual call at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 27 after seeing the buck struggling on the thin ice.
In the video of the courageous rescue, fire officials are seen plotting their path to the startled deer in the middle of the lake.
The deer was seen lying down with all its extremities splayed out.
Two of the fire officials, who were tied to a rope by the shore, were seen gearing up and gingerly sliding onto the ice to rescue the distressed buck.
As they approached the buck, they used a stick to push the deer towards…