‘Expensive’ ATV falls through the ice in northern Wisconsin, officials ask people to stay off the ice

(WFRV) – Authorities in northern Wisconsin are reminding people to stay off the ice following a recent incident where an ATV and some fishing equipment fell through the ice.

According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, on February 8 it was reported that an ATV fell through the ice on Kilner Bay. Both the sheriff’s office and DNR wardens reportedly investigated the inside using drone equipment.

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It was confirmed that an ATV was in the water. Due to the unstable ice conditions, the Superior Fire Department responded with an airboat.

Officials say that there was not a person in the water, and the owner of the ATV is safe. The Superior Fire Department did say that the owner lost an ‘expensive’ ATV and some fishing equipment.

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It was also mentioned that there is no safe ice in the area right now and people are asked to stay off the ice until conditions improve.

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No additional information was provided.

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