Fisherman rescued from ice flow on Saginaw Bay - WNEM TV 5

Fisherman rescued from ice flow on Saginaw Bay

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Two fisherman are recovering after they were rescued from an ice flow on the Saginaw Bay.

It happened about 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20. near Kawkawlin. 

Chief Dave Ramsay with the Pinconning Fire Department said they received a distressed call for two men trapped on an ice flow in the Saginaw Bay.

The United States Coast Guard as able to rescue the men off the ice by using a helicopter. They were airlifted to MBS Airport for medical evaluation, Ramsay said.

Stay with TV5 as we continue to gather more information. 

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