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Fishermen rescued after ice shoves block channel in Oconto

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OCONTO, Wis. (WBAY) -

Oconto crews rescued eight fishermen who became stranded on the bay Thursday.

The anglers were in four separate boats. The boats became stuck in the water when ice shoves blocked the channel, according to Oconto Police.

A citizen allowed rescue crews to use a private boat launch. The Oconto Fire Department used a Humvee to pull the boats off the water.

No one was hurt.

Oconto Police, Oconto Fire & Rescue, the Oconto County Sheriff's Office, and Oconto County Emergency Management worked together to rescue the anglers.

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