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Everyone Brought Safely To Shore After ATV Goes Through The Ice Near Beaverton

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Orillia OPP, Ramara Fire and Rescue Services and Simcoe County Paramedics completed a water rescue yesterday afternoon after an off-road vehicle went through the ice.

Officers responded to the shoreline between Beaverton and Brechin on January 30 at approximately 2:15 pm following a 911 call from occupants of an off-road vehicle that went through the ice a significant distance from shore. OPP Aviation Services were dispatched and quickly located the individuals through GPS coordinates, while Ramara Fire attended with an airboat.

Everyone was brought safely to shore without injuries according to police.

Police would like to remind everyone that no ice is safe ice. Please be aware of the conditions before heading out on the ice. Consult with local experts in the area and check for up-to-date reports on ice thickness. Also, be aware of your location and surroundings as conditions can change quickly. Should you require emergency support, please know your location, as this assists first responders with rendering assistance promptly.


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