RECENT NEWS & ACTIVITY

Monday January 25, 2021 Bolton firefighters rescued an ice fisherman who fell through the ice in Huddle bay. The man was alone when he fell through the thin ice which was open water just days before. Bolton firefighter Jonathan Baker was the first rescuer to reach the victim. He was assisted by other members of the Bolton Fire Department, and North Queensbury Fire Department and the NYS forest rangers. Firefighter Baker secured the victim to a life ring and pulled him out of the water by the time other rescuers arrived. The victim and the rescuers were all transported to shore by the Bolton Fire Department Airboat.

NO ICE IS SAFE! The ice can vary in thickness from one spot to the next. Be sure to wear a PFD when on or near the ice or water.