Feb 23, 2021
Video Show First Responders Fall Through Ice While Saving Couple From Frozen Pond
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IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Irving Police Department today shared video showing the heroic efforts of first responders as they saved a couple from a frozen pond, then fell into the frigid water themselves.
The rescue happened at Thomas Jefferson Park in Northwest Irving on Feb. 19.READ MORE: GameStop Announces Resignation Of CFO Jim Bell, Thanks Him For Significant Contributions
It isn’t clear why the woman was on the ice-cold pond, but her husband fell in trying to save her.
The woman was taken by ambulance in serious condition to the hospital. Her husband suffered only minor injuries.READ MORE: Woman In 30s With No Underlying Health Problems Among 18 New COVID-19 Deaths In Dallas County
In their Feb. 23 tweet, the police department said they’re happy to announce “everyone has made a full recovery.”
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, 2021MORE NEWS: 4 ERCOT Board Members Announce Resignations In Wake Of Statewide Power Outages During Winter Storms
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COVID Learning: San Mateo Community Colleges To Remain Under Mostly Distance Learning Through Fall 2021
SAN MATEO COUNTY (CBS SF) – Officials with the San Mateo Community College District voted this week to continue mostly under distance learning through the end of 2021, with hopes of reopening in-person learning next year.
Limited in-person instruction will take place for courses in the healthcare, emergency services and transportation fields, along with courses to fulfill licensing requirements in training first responders and healthcare workers.READ MORE: COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara County Opens 2nd Large Vaccination Site In Hard-Hit East San Jose
“Even though we all want to get back to our beautiful college campuses, we will do so in a thoughtful and deliberate way,” said chancellor Michael Claire. “We are optimistic that as vaccines become more widely distributed in the summer and fall we will be able to restore more in-person classes and services to students next year.”
District officials also announced Friday that it is receiving $13.3 million in stimulus funding, with nearly two-thirds being distributed to students to assist with financial challenges. Officials said the remainder would be used to offset COVID-19 expenses in technology, health and safety equipment and training.MORE NEWS: Oakland Unveils Environmental Impact Report On As Howard Terminal Stadium Project
The district, which includes the College of San Mateo, Cañada College and Skyline College, has more than 30,000 students.