By Seeley Lake Fire Chief Dave Lane
Seeley Lake Rural Fire District 

From the Fire Chief's desk


April 15, 2021

Pathfinder photo

While secured to shore with a rope, Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue members practice ice rescue techniques using a boat. This is one way they use to rescue someone that has fallen through the ice.

As the temperature warms, it is tempting to take advantage of the last days for ice fishing, do a little skating, or ice sailing for this season. Please be cautious and be aware of your surroundings.

Soon the ice will begin to move and shift on the lakes making noises. Pay attention to the noises, this means that the ice is melting from below the surface. Should somebody or something fall through the ice and become submerged, be aware that the water below the surface is moving. Whatever fell through the ice will likely be moving with the water, no longer at the location that was breached. H...

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