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Oklahoma Authorities Warn Kids To Stay Off Ponds, Lakes

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Edmond Fire Battalion Chief Doug Hall says with school being out, because of the snow and ice, children are going to want to play outdoors. Edmond Fire Battalion Chief Doug Hall says with school being out, because of the snow and ice, children are going to want to play outdoors.
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Local authorities are warning kids to stay off area ponds and lakes, because the ice is not close to thick enough to support a person's weight.

A six-year-old Tulsa boy died Saturday after falling through the ice of a creek.

12/7/2013 Related Story: Tulsa 6-Year-Old Dies After Falling Through Ice On Joe Creek

Police in Claremore are now looking for a 15-year-old boy they fear fell through the ice of a pond.

12/9/2013 Related Story: Dive Team Suspends Search For Missing Claremore Teen At Dark

Edmond Fire Battalion Chief Doug Hall says with school being out, because of the snow and ice, children are going to want to play outdoors.

"Always have an adult on scene, somebody just be there as a safety to keep an eye on things," he said.

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