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Three men rescued from pond in Greece

Posted at: 03/10/2013 8:19 PM
Updated at: 03/10/2013 8:23 PM

Three men had to be rescued from Long Pond in Greece on Sunday after they fell through the ice.

It happened around 3 p.m. Police say two of the men were wind surfing and the other was fishing off the shore near Edgemere Drive. When the two wind surfers fell through the ice the fisherman tried to help them and fell through himself.

Deputy Chief James O'Coin from the Lake Shore Fire Department tells News10NBC 911 calls started pouring into dispatchers. He says the three men were in the freezing cold water without life jackets for about 20 minutes before rescue crews got there.

Getting the men out of the water was a very delicate process because the ice was so thin. They were treated for exposure to cold water are expected to be fine.