A man is safe after falling through the ice on Little Bay de Noc Monday evening.

Gladstone Public Safety said the incident happened around 5:30 when they were called out to help the Delta County Sheriff’s Department with an ice rescue.  They say a man fell through the ice on a four-wheeler northeast of Butler Island on the bay.

Police used a hovercraft and rescued the man.

Delta County Search and Rescue and Rampart EMS assisted at the scene.

Officers are warning residents that ice on Little Bay de Noc has deteriorated and suggests no one venture onto the ice.