Fishermen rescued by bystanders at Mt. Tom Pond

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WASHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Bystanders rescued two ice fishermen from Mt. Tom Pond Sunday afternoon.

According to Bantam Fire Department, two men fell through the ice around 12:30 p.m. They were brought to a nearby house by residents who helped rescue them.

Bantam, Washington Ambulance Association, Washington Fire and Warren Fire responded to the incident.

The crews evaluated the victims and helped them find their fishing gear in the pond.

RELATED: Six rescued from icy water at Burr Pond, Life Star transports two with hypothermia

This was the second fishermen ice rescue in Litchfield County on Sunday. Local fire departments put out a warning to residents that with warmer weather coming, boaters should avoid the ice.

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