HUDSON (CBS) – Hudson firefighters reminded the public that the ice is not currently safe to be on after a man and child were rescued when their ATV fell into a frigid lake.
It happened Sunday around 6:30 p.m. in the area of Centennial Beach on Fort Meadow reservoir.READ MORE: I-Team: Kids In Crisis Spend Weeks In Emergency Room Waiting For Mental Health Services
Firefighters put on rescue suits and went into the water on an inflatable ice boat.READ MORE: Worcester Businesses Hope WooSox Help Them Bounce Back From COVID Pandemic
The man and child were pulled from the water and taken to UMass Worcester for treatment. No firefighters were hurt.
At the time the ATV crashed into the water, the ice was only about 1.5-to-2 inches thick.MORE NEWS: TD Garden Capacity Increases As Bruins Head Into Playoffs
“The ice is not safe to be on right now for recreational purposes,” the fire department said.