Baileyville man rescued after his ATV goes thru ice

BAILEYVILLE, Maine (WABI) A team of wardens, local police and fire crews helped to save a Baileyville man who was stranded when his ATV went through the ice.

It happened yesterday afternoon on Grand Falls Flowage, across from Squirrel Point boat landing.

Some people who were ice fishing witnessed 56-year-old Mike Murphy go through the thin ice.

Murphy managed to get out of the water and on to Walls Island where he waited for help to arrive.

A warden went out on an airboat to bring Murphy back to shore where he was warmed up.

He was not injured.

The ATV was retrieved from the open water and towed in.