By: KDKA-TV News Staff
OIL CITY, Pa. (KDKA) – On Monday, someone hiking a trail in Oil City became concerned when they saw a dog stuck on an island.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Sunny Skies Following Overnight Storms
The dog, “Sparky,” had wandered away from home and ended up on an island in the middle of Oil Creek.READ MORE: Secretary Of State Antony Blinken To Make Pittsburgh Visit
When Officer Joeb Orr started making his way down the bank, Sparky began swimming toward him but it later was discovered that Sparky is deaf.
Officer Orr ended up going knee-deep into the warter and hoisted Spark up to safety.MORE NEWS: Nestle Recalls DiGiorno Crispy Pan Pepperoni Pizzas Due To Mislabeling Issue
Sparky was returned to his owner, who is very grateful.