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: Stellantis, Samsung Plan Indiana Electric Car Battery Plant
Initially, there were no reported injuries.READ MORE: 'MI Kids Back On Track' Plan Introduced To Expand Tutoring For Michigan Students
A helicopter and other agencies were used to assist with the rescue.MORE NEWS: Detroit Incinerator To Be Demolished This Year
Monroe County Sheriff’s office also helped with this rescue.