News Warmer temperatures bring dangerous ice conditions in Eastern Ontario SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017 Fire crews, EMS and police were scrambled to help two separate incidents involving snowmobiles as warmer temperatures are sweeping across eastern Ontario. A conservation officer’s snowmobile was upset on Saturday. He was airlifted to Ottawa with serious injuries to his leg. The second call, on Carson Lake led to a snowmobile operator being airlifted out to Ottawa on Sunday. Neither suffered live-threatening injuries. It comes as snowmobile related incidents were reported across the province this weekend. Warmer temperatures have led to the closures of many trails across southern and eastern Ontario.