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Coast Guard rescues seven people stranded on ice near Strugeon Bay

PHOTO CREDIT: COAST GUARD

STURGEON BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Coast Guard rescue took place on ice near Sturgeon Bay on Tuesday.

A crew rescued seven fishermen who were stranded on the ice. 

Photo Credit: COAST GUARD

They were in an ice shanty but they couldn't get back to shore because of the subzero weather and because they were having problems with the utility vehicle that got them out on the ice.

Coast Guard crews used air boats to pick them up and bring them to shore.

Everybody appeared to be okay. 

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