3 males on two sleds (one brand new) went through the ice. They were in the water for 13 minutes before being pulled out by IRA Twp Fire & Rescue. All three were transported to River District Hospital very cold! They were witnessed breaking through the ice by an off duty St. Clair Sheriff deputy, that was ice fishing near by. He placed the call to 911.
On scene were DNR conservation officers, St Clair County Sheriff, St Clair dive team, Ira Twp Fire dept with air boat, Clay Twp fire dept with air boat, New Baltimore Fire Dept with air boat, Coast Guard with air boat, and helicopter.