Interview: Thin ice keeps rescue workers busy

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It’s not an uncommon sight during a Vermont winter: trucks and other vehicles parked out on the ice of Lake Champlain for fishing trips or just the fun of getting out in the middle of a large body of frozen water. But it wasn’t much fun for people who had to be rescued recently when their trucks either fell through the soft ice or got stuck far from shore.

Mitch Wertlieb talks with Burlington Coast Guard Petty Officer Eric Mosely, who says rescue personnel have been kept very busy this season dealing with the consequences of short-sighted lake excursions.

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