Coast Guard rescues 25 people trapped on 2 separate ice floes on Great Lakes

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The U.S. Coast Guard successful Michigan and Wisconsin connected Monday rescued 25 radical stranded connected crystal floes successful the Great Lakes amid unsafe crystal conditions.

Coast Guard vessel and aerial crews from Station Sturgeon Bay responded to the archetypal crystal floe disconnected Sherwood Point, Wisconsin, wherever 11 radical were trapped.

The crews worked with its partners to safely bring each 5 adults and six children to shore.

Following the effect successful Wisconsin, the Coast Guard received reports of radical stranded connected a 2nd crystal floe, with immoderate successful the chilly water, disconnected Sebewaing, Michigan. 

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Coast Guard crews from Station Saginaw River, Air Station Detroit and Air Station Traverse City responded to the call. In total, 14 radical were rescued. 

Those rescued successful the 2nd incidental were successful varying conditions, with 2 being treated for hypothermia, officials said.

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The Coast Guard warned wintertime enthusiasts visiting the Great Lakes to instrumentality precautions arsenic unstable crystal conditions and varying aerial temperatures person resulted successful historically debased crystal sum connected the water.

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"The 2 ample crystal rescue cases item the unpredictability of the crystal connected the Great Lakes, particularly with fluctuating temperatures," said Capt. Timothy Holt, Chief of Incident Management for the Ninth District. "We admit the swift effect from each agencies progressive and recovering everyone safely."

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