MONROE (WWJ) — The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued five people out on Lake Erie that were ice fishing this evening.
Officials have confirmed that the group was fishing out on the ice on Brest Bay near Monroe when it broke off. the U.S. Coast Guard originally reported that they saved two of the ice fishers at first, but shortly after 10 p.m. the other three were safely found and rescued.READ MORE: Michigan Health Officials Urge Primary Care Doctors To Help Vaccinate
Initially, there were no reported injuries.READ MORE: Krispy Kreme Is Giving Out Free Donuts To Graduating Seniors
A helicopter and other agencies were used to assist with the rescue.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Issues Consumer Alert On Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids
Monroe County Sheriff’s office also helped with this rescue.