Rescue Saves Fisherman

January 9, 2013 Updated Jan 10, 2013 at 1:48 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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January 9, 2013 Updated Jan 10, 2013 at 1:48 PM EDT

Two local men are being called heroes after saving an ice fisherman fell and nearly drowned in Orleans County.

When Matthew Trippi, heard the man yelling, he and a co-worker jumped into action to save the 76 year old. Rescuers now have a warning for fishermen, ice on many local waterways is not safe.