Vehicle Drops Into Kettle Moraine Lake
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at approximately 2:42pm, the
received a report of a vehicle which had broken through the ice on
The caller was unable to determine if anyone was inside the vehicle, and
during the course of the call indicated the vehicle had become completely
Department and Ambulance did respond to the scene. The Fond du Lac County
Sheriff’s Office Dive Team was activated, and divers from the Campbellsport
Fire Department were preparing for a rescue attempt based on it being unknown
if anyone was still in the vehicle.
approximately 3:00pm, the
received a phone call from the vehicle owner stating he was out of the vehicle,
home safe, and was the lone occupant of the vehicle.
The area on
Kettle Moraine Lake were the vehicle broke through was an area of open water
approximately one week ago, and had frozen over with 4 to 5 inches of ice.
that use the frozen waterways to do so with caution, as ice conditions can vary
greatly from one lake to another, and from one area to another on the same