Ice Rescue in Trout Lake

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FirstLocalNews.com has learned of a person falling through the ice on Trout Lake Tuesday afternoon.

According to sources, Aweres Volunteer Rescue was dispatched to Trout Lake Tuesday afternoon , north of Sault Ste. Marie.

There’s currently no other information available.

OPP urge that the public practices proper ice safety. Lakes and rivers in the area might have a thin layer of ice, but with the milder weather they are still not safe to venture onto. Residents must take caution regarding thin ice conditions on area waterways the OPP said in a media release.

Ice does not freeze at uniform thickness throughout the body of water . When ice forms early and may look safe, it is likely not thick, strong, or stable enough to support much weight. Thickness should be checked regularly as you move further onto the ice.

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  • Craig Huckerby

    Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 43 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching SooNews.ca and Local2.ca. Craig has also won numerous International Film awards for director of the documentary, "Was I Next?, The Sean Cribbin Story"

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