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Efforts to save stranded moose near Lincoln fail

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 16:50:47-05

Despite the efforts of local firefighters, a moose that fell through the ice near Lincoln passed away.

Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue reports in a social media post that they responded to the call of a moose that fell through the ice on Thursday.

Crews were able to get the moose out of the water, but the animal did not survive.

A US Forest Service crew also responded to the scene to help the moose.

Lincoln Volunteer Fire Rescue says firefighters performed CPR on the moose, but the animal did not survive.