Life Flight Called to Webster County Friday Following Vicious Dog Attack
On Friday, emergency crews responded to a call near 800 South 16th Street in Fort Dodge that a woman was being attacked by dogs.
According to the Fort Dodge Police Department, the attack was called into dispatch at around 11:25 A.M. with officers arriving within minutes to find a woman being attacked by three dogs. Attempts were made to scare the dogs away to stop them from attacking the woman, but the dogs would not stop. The officer on scene then drew his weapon and shot all three dogs multiple times to stop the attack.
The Fort Dodge Fire Department was called to the scene to render aid to the female victim as a result of her serious injuries. the woman was ultimately transported by Life Flight to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. She has been identified by family as Brittany Skoland and a Go Fund Me has been set up online to help with expenses as she has spent the time since the incident in and out of surgery.