Spring Melt in Full Effect – Ice Surfaces Are Not Safe OPP

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Emergency services personnel remove 4 people from Rice Lake

(OTONABEE SOUTH MONAHGAN TOWNSHIP, ON) – Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call from a concerned citizen regarding 3 adults and a child fishing on Rice Lake shortly after 5pm yesterday.

Peterborough OPP attended with other emergency services personnel, Peterborough EMS and the Otonabee South Monaghan Fire Department. Everyone involved was safely removed from the ice surface.

The Peterborough County OPP wish es to remind the public that no ice is 100 percent safe and with warmer temperatures ice surfaces are currently unstable.

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities.

Peterborough County OPP values your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please visit Crime Stoppers at: www.stopcrimehere.ca or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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