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Mar 19, 2017 11:23 AM

Thin ice leads to difficult rescue of snowmobiler as NH rescuers fall through ice

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WAKEFIELD — A snowmobiler fell through thin ice, causing a difficult rescue by Wakefield Fire and EMS.

Fire rescue responded to Lovell Lake Road after dispatch received multiple calls for someone yelling for help from the ice Saturday at 10:05 p.m.

Upon arrival, emergency crews realize the patient was over 1,000 feet from shore. Three rescuers were sent in to attempt to rescue the man.

While the rescuers went out to get the patient, the police department obtained a visual of the man and reported that he had started to slip under the water.

Rescuers also had a difficult time with over 200-feet of thin ice that kept causing the rescuers to fall in.

The rescuers reached the man in the water after he had been in there for 38 minutes. They brought him to shore on Brackett Road, where emergency crews took him to the hospital via ambulance.

The man was reported to be in critical, yet stable condition after the rescue.

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