Published DateLACONIA — A juvenile had a scare yesterday afternoon after falling partially through the ice on the Winnipesaukee River, near the Messer Street bridge. Although wet, the young person apparently escaped the ordeal without injury.
Laconia Fire Lieutenant Chad Vaillancourt said his department responded yesterday afternoon to the call. "We got called for a juvenile through the ice. When we got there, the individual was out of the water, soaking wet up to his waist." Vaillancourt said the juvenile had fallen through ice that was near a railroad trestle, and had apparently removed himself from the river before responders arrived. "He was fine," Vaillancourt said, adding that the individual was given a ride home.