Person pulled from ice in Oakland, New Jersey

Anthony Johnson has the latest from Oakland
January 3, 2014 1:58:50 PM PST
The Oakland, New Jersey Fire Department said they pulled someone out of the ice in Ramapo Park earlier Friday.

The victim, a 34-year-old man from Wayne, was said to have been snowshoeing when he fell through the ice on Ramapo Lake in Ringwood State Park, according to the Department of Environmental Protection.

Witnessess were able to call 911 quickly, and after a few attempts firefighters and residents were able to pull the man to safety by using a ladder.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in unknown condition.

The DEP is urging residents to stay off the ice.

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