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ST. LOUIS - This time of year we hear a lot about ice rescues, and this season's cold temperatures have caused ponds and lakes to freeze.

But rescue crews say just because it's cold doesn't mean it's safe to go on the ice.

NewsChannel 5 teamed up with the St. Louis Fire Department to show you just how dangerous falling through ice can be. And when you watch the video above, you'll see things from a completely different point of view.