Cold temperatures can still mean unsafe ice: Winnipeg firefighters, paramedics

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews were called to La Salle River in St. Norbert, responding to reports that a snowmobile driver had partially broken through the ice around noon on Saturday.READ MORE: One person dead, another in hospital after falling through ice on Guelph LakeWith the snowmobile partly submerged, the driver was unable to escape to safety and called 911 from a cell phone.The WFPS Water Rescue team arrived, and through the use of specialized water rescue equipment, was able to bring the driver safely back to shore.READ MORE: RCMP searching, snowmobilers may have fallen through ice on Winnipeg RiverThe snowmobile driver was assessed by paramedics and was taken to hospital after suffering from mild hypothermia.WATCH: Lucky snowmobilers issue warning about thin ice