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Villa Park Fire Dept. issues warning about thin ice

Published: Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 3:22 p.m. CDT

VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Fire Department is warning residents to stay off frozen lakes, streams and ponds.

All winter ice should be treated as thin ice and considered dangerous, according to a release from the department. Parents are encouraged to caution their children about the dangers of thin ice and to keep them away.

Individuals walking a dog are asked to keep it on a leash.

For more information on ice safety, contact the Villa Park Fire Department at 630-833-5350.

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