January 05, 2016 - 2:41 PM
VERNON - There was some commotion on Swan Lake Tuesday afternoon after reports that someone may have fallen through the ice.
As it turns out, it was probably just a wild animal.
Leigh Pearson with Vernon Search and Rescue says they found the hole in the ice and discovered animal tracks, but no human footprints.
“It turned out to be a beaver, possibly an otter,” Pearson says.
A truck recently sunk through the ice on Swan Lake, so emergency crews weren’t taking any chances on Tuesday’s call out for someone having possibly fallen through.
“It was a good happy ending,” Pearson says.
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