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Emergency personnel have gathered at the Beaverton Harbour following reports that a group of people have gone through the ice on Lake Simcoe near Thorah Island Friday (March 12).
Brock Township Deputy Fire Chief Wayne Ward confirmed that an ice rescue is in progress, involving the police and paramedics from Durham and York regions, as well as firefighters from Brock, Ramara and Georgina.
Approximately 8 people through the ice on Lake Simcoe near Thorah Island in Beaverton. Rescue operation ongoing by @georginafire. Ice conditions reported to be very poor and high winds. Multiple patients with hypothermia. @GPFFA @YorkParamedics
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyCohnTV) March 12, 2021