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Officials Urge Caution Near Frozen Bodies Of Water

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WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — Carroll County officials warn that despite the cold weather, bodies of water that appear to be frozen are dangerous.

Gamber and Community fire company spokesman Bruce Bouch says the area has not had a solid, continuous freeze, and ponds, lakes and streams are not sufficiently frozen.

Manchester fire company Chief Scott Hahn says walking on iced-over bodies should be avoided, and residents should monitor child and pets near such bodies of water.

Recreation and Parks director Jeff Degitz says temperatures haven’t stayed consistently low enough to ensure stable ice at the Westminster and North Carroll community ponds.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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