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2 anglers rescued from ice chunk in northeastern Wisconsin

December 30, 2018

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Crews have rescued two fishermen stranded on an ice chunk in northeastern Wisconsin.

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was called early Sunday to Volk’s Landing. The fishermen were on a chunk of ice about 300 yards (274 meters) from the landing in the Bay of Green Bay.

The sheriff’s office sent out an air boat to rescue the men. WEAU-TV reports by the time rescuers reached the men, they had drifted another mile-and-a-half away.

The men were from Illinois. Their names were not released. They were returned safety to shore.

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Information from: WEAU-TV, http://www.weau.com

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