A hole in the ice was first noticed, and then a machine was discovered in the water. A short time later, one person was brought to shore, police said.
At 15:58, police in Actor announced they had left to investigate whether people could have fallen from the wharf.
– Emergency services are on scene. This may indicate that an engine has gone overboard and into the sea. At 4.07pm police write in an update that the divers are on their way.
About five minutes ago, police operations manager Aivind Farmo told the VG that a hole had been found in the ice and the surrounding circumstances necessitated further investigation.
Police write that a machine was found in the sea at 16.10. The machine was found at a depth of four to five meters.
– Work is underway to clarify whether or not there may have been people involved, the police write, and an air ambulance with divers arrived a few minutes later.
A man was found in the sea at 16.33 hours and brought ashore by divers, police said.
– 4.55pm Operations Manager Formo said health resources are working on site.
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