Hennepin County Sheriff Urges Caution on Ice

Created: 01/25/2013 12:49 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart

As temps warm up the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is urging everyone to be careful on the frozen lakes.

The Sheriff's Office says that no ice should ever be considered completely safe. Freezing and thawing have created variable ice conditions.  
Last weekend, seven vehicles broke through the ice on Lake Minnetonka. An infant died after being submerged for nearly 25 minutes.

Hennepin County residents are urged to review these safety guidelines:

For more information about ice safety and emergency response, click here.