Fisherman who broke through ice at Holmes Lake recovering
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A fisherman who broke through the ice at Holmes Lake is recovering.
First responders with Lincoln Fire and Rescue were dispatched to Holmes Lake around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. The fisherman broke through the ice and hung onto an ice shelf about 30-yards from the shore.
Battalion Chief Eddie Mueller safely swam out to the fisherman, attached a rescue line, crawled out on the ice and secured him.
From there crews pulled Chief Mueller and the fisherman back to shore where he was taken to the hospital.
Copyright 2020 KOLN. All rights reserved.