Newburgh firefighters save 8-year-old Dalexis Carreras from frozen pond
Newburgh firefighters are being hailed as heroes tonight after rescuing an 8-year-old boy who fell through a frozen pond yesterday.
Dalexis Carreras says he was on the pond with a friend at Downing Park when the ice began to break. He says he was in the water for 10 minutes before first responders arrived. Once on the scene, they extended a ladder to help him out.