Coast Guard rescues 10 people stranded on ice on Lake Erie

Midwest

CLEVELAND (WJW) — The United States Coast Guard sent a rescue team to the area of Edgewater Park in Cleveland, Ohio, Sunday after 10 people were reportedly stranded on ice floes out on Lake Erie near the park.

Other agencies are also involved with the rescue, including a helicopter from Air Station Detroit, the Coast Guard’s 9th District, located in Cleveland tweeted.

Cleveland EMS told NewsNation affiliate WJW that three children and seven adults were rescued, and that the case is now closed. The Cleveland Fire Department assisted in getting everyone off of the ice.

Cleveland EMS told NewsNation affiliate WJW that they did not take anyone to the hospital following the incident.

CORRECTION: Cleveland EMS has corrected information they previously gave to NewsNation affiliate WJW when they said two people were taken to the hospital following the rescue effort.

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