Merrimack, N.H. firefighters rescue person trapped on island in frozen lake

MERRIMACK, NH — A person was marooned on a frozen New Hampshire lake Sunday afternoon, surrounded by thin ice.

The Merrimack Fire Department says the man had crossed the thin ice on Naticook Lake before becoming stuck on the island.

No injury has been reported.

Merrimack firefighters were able to retrieve the man shortly before 12 a.m. by deploying water flotation devices to cross the frigid water.

The fire department also reminded the public to stay off the ice, as it is not frozen entirely through.

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